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Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the House, according to the order of the day, proceeded to the consideration of the bill, for dividing Orange County, whereupon J n D N x, Esq; delivered himself as follows ... [Ne

Debates on dividing Orange County. Mr. Brush being in the chair, the H...

Imprint 2.; Orange County.; On verso: S; March 3, 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... more

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S. Seymour, delt. ; F. Kearney, sculpt.

View of the Rocky Mountains on the Platte 50 miles from their base / S...

Title from item. Illus. in: Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains : performed in the years 1819 and '20,.../ compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition... Phila... more

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announced as an elector of President and Vice-President of the United States, and that annunciation being approved of by respectable meetings in the County, I did not consider it ne

To the voters of Baltimore County. Fellow Citizens. Having been announ...

Jackson, Andrew.; Campaign.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 29, Folder 19.

Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T

Plat of Plattsmouth, N.T

Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north to the right. Cadastral map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault A... more

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the delegation in Congress, from Pennsylvania.) By Charles Miner. Repeal of the Missouri compromise. [1854].

Second letter on the Nebraska question (Respectfully addressed to the ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 233, Folder 11.

Nebraska and Kanzas

Nebraska and Kanzas

Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes explored for Pacific railroad by Captain J.W. Gunnison and Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; shows route for a proposed railroad to the West Coast as Governor Stevens' Route & lin... more

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... more

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

The artist lays on the Democrats the major blame for violence perpetrated against antislavery settlers in Kansas in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Here a bearded "freesoiler" has been bound to the "Democr... more

The Territory of Nebraska : embracing the public surveys up to the summer of 1857

The Territory of Nebraska : embracing the public surveys up to the sum...

Scale 1:316,800; 5 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Memorial concerning the completion of telegraphic lines thro' Kanzas [sic] and Nebraska to Fort Laramie and Salt Lake. New York, January 8, 1857.

Memorial concerning the completion of telegraphic lines thro' Kanzas [...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 10f.

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota

Military map of Nebraska and Dakota

Covers North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and portions of Minnesota, Iowa, and Kansas. Shows routes of 20 exploration or survey parties. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. At the head of title: "Expl... more

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Colton's Kansas and Nebraska.

Detailed map showing cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, and the railroad network. 1:1,140,480 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fifth Congress, half-length portrait]

[Fenner Ferguson, Representative from Nebraska Territory], Thirty-fift...

Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, [1859], page 311. Each item includes subject's orig... more

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississippi & the Pacific Ocean. 1. Showing the different surveyed routes from the Mississippi valley to the coast of Pacific Ocean, 2. the new established & proposed Post Routes, 3. the recently discovered gold, silver, and copper region in Kansas, Nebraska and Arizona.

General map of the United States & their territory between the Mississ...

Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona." Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hac... more

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebraska /

Map of the recently discovered gold regions in Western Kansas & Nebras...

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

U.S. Reports: Nebraska City vs. Campbell, 67 U.S. (2 Black) 590 (1863)

U.S. Reports: Nebraska City vs. Campbell, 67 U.S. (2 Black) 590 (1863)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 67; Black Volume 2; December Term, 1862; Nebraska City vs. Campbell

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... more

Farnham Street, Omaha, Nebraska, looking East from near Court House, between 1862 and 1868

Farnham Street, Omaha, Nebraska, looking East from near Court House, b...

Title from item. Gift; R.L. Wright; 1919; (DLC/PP-1919:45965) Caption card tracings: Nebr. O-; Shelf.

U.S. Reports: Jones v. Green, 68 U.S. (1 Wall.) 330 (1864)

U.S. Reports: Jones v. Green, 68 U.S. (1 Wall.) 330 (1864)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 68; Wallace Volume 1; December Term, 1863; Jones v. Green et al.

U.S. Reports: Orchard v. Hughes, 68 U.S. (1 Wall.) 73 (1864)

U.S. Reports: Orchard v. Hughes, 68 U.S. (1 Wall.) 73 (1864)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 68; Wallace Volume 1; December Term, 1863; Orchard v. Hughes - Id. v. Id.

Traveling map of the western states, exhibiting the counties, towns and villages, the rail ways, rivers, canals, and lakes and towns & stations on them; engraved by Jos. Beutler.

Traveling map of the western states, exhibiting the counties, towns an...

Detailed map of the north-central states between Ohio and Nebraska.

A proclamation by the governor of Nebraska Territory. In accordance with a custom which has been practiced by most of the States and Territories for many years ... I, Alvin Saunders ... do hereby appoint and designate the last Thursday of the pr

A proclamation by the governor of Nebraska Territory. In accordance wi...

0403C 22 13 N. 43.; Rec. R. B. Dec. 1 1943.; On verso: 0403C22 13 N 43. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera... more

Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

Map of Kansas and Nebraska.

Township map showing drainage, cities and towns, location of the land grant railroads and indicating the 10-, 20-, & 25-mile limits of grants. Shows land offices and the Surveyor General's office. Scale 1:1,140... more

Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showing surveys and location of lines by Peter A. Dey, C.E.

Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showi...

Sectional map of part of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the survey lines. "Drawn by J.J. O'Brien." Incorporated in 1862 by Act of Congress providing for the construction of... more

Thayer, Hon. John Milton of Wyoming & Nebraska. Brig. Gen. & major of the Territorial forces operating against the Pawnee Indians in 1855-61. Colonel of 1st Nebraska Inf. July 21, 1861

Thayer, Hon. John Milton of Wyoming & Nebraska. Brig. Gen. & major of ...

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 543, 1286 [crossed out], 547 [crossed out], J.M. Thayer, Wyoming, 29877 [crossed out], 2 of cc. Credit li... more

American Central Railway, 1866.

American Central Railway, 1866.

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, and place names concentrated along the main line between Omaha City and Tifflin, Ohio; shows connections of the American Centr... more

Hydraulic Mining - Nebraska Claim - Fr. Corral, Nev. County

Hydraulic Mining - Nebraska Claim - Fr. Corral, Nev. County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1169. LOT subdivision subject: Hydraulic Mining. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Hydraulic Mining, from the rear of the Pipes, Nebraska Claim, French Corral, Nevada County

Hydraulic Mining, from the rear of the Pipes, Nebraska Claim, French C...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1168. LOT subdivision subject: Hydraulic Mining. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Excur. party, 275 ms. W. of Omaha, Oct. 24 '66 (2)

Excur. party, 275 ms. W. of Omaha, Oct. 24 '66 (2)

No. 207 Title from item. Union Pacific Rail Road, Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866.

[The Kansas row]

[The Kansas row]

Cartoon shows a Puritan rolling up his sleeves to fight a Cavalier (with features strongly resembling Senator Stephen Douglas), who is kicking African Americans in Kansas back across a fence into Missouri and s... more

Map of Nebraska and Dakota and portions of the states and territories bordering thereon /

Map of Nebraska and Dakota and portions of the states and territories ...

Shows location of Fort Meade and Fort Hartsuff annotated in blue pencil. Also indicates Native American reservations and territories. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. LC... more

Cheyenne Indians attacking a working party on the Union Pacific Railroad, August 4, 1867 / sketched by T.R. Davis.

Cheyenne Indians attacking a working party on the Union Pacific Railro...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1867 Sept. 7, p. 564.

Bird's eye view of the city of Omaha, Nebraska 1868.

Bird's eye view of the city of Omaha, Nebraska 1868.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 467 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1

Bird's eye view of the city of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska 1868.

Bird's eye view of the city of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska 18...

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 6... more

Missouri Valley. Expressly manufactured for the Omaha market of the finest Vuelta Abajo tobacco by M.M.S. / Lith. of F. Heppenheimer & Co., N.Y.

Missouri Valley. Expressly manufactured for the Omaha market of the fi...

Tobacco label showing riverboat on the Missouri River. Copyright by M.M. Smith.

The Rev. Paul Mazakute photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

The Rev. Paul Mazakute photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yank...

Photograph shows portrait of Reverand Mazakute of the Church of Our Merciful Savior, Santee, Nebraska, the first Dakota Presbyter of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Title from item. On mount: "Photographic gem... more

The Rev. Christian Taopi photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

The Rev. Christian Taopi photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Ya...

Photograph shows portrait of Reverand Taopi, Santee Sioux and Episcopal Deacon at the Church of Our Merciful Savior, Santee, Nebraska. Title from item. On mount: "Photographic gems among the Wild Indians of Dakota."

Interior of Chapel of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Agency photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

Interior of Chapel of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Agency photographed...

Photograph shows altar in the first Church of Our Merciful Savior, Santee, Nebraska, which was destroyed in a fire in February 1884. Title from item. On mount: "Photographic gems among the Wild Indians of Dakota."

Mission house and collegiate Church of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Ag., Neb. photographed and published by S.J. Morrow, Yankton, Dakota

Mission house and collegiate Church of the Merciful Saviour, Santee Ag...

Photograph shows the first Church of Our Merciful Savior and mission house, Santee, Nebraska, which was destroyed in a fire in February 1884. Title from item. On mount: "Photographic gems among the Wild Indians... more

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit by the Burlington & Missouri River R. R. Co. at 6 per ct interest and low prices ... Buffalo. N. Y. Commercial advertiser printing house [1872].

Millions of acres. Iowa and Nebraska. Land for sale on 10 years credit...

Transportation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 134, Folder 13.

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. County of Otoe, 83 U.S. (16 Wall.) 667 (1873)

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. County of Otoe, 83 U.S. (16 Wall.) 6...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 83; Wallace Volume 16; December Term, 1872; Railroad Company v. County of Otoe

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. Stout, 84 U.S. (17 Wall.) 657 (1874)

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. Stout, 84 U.S. (17 Wall.) 657 (1874)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 84; Wallace Volume 17; October Term, 1873; Railroad Company v. Stout

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. Fort, 84 U.S. (17 Wall.) 553 (1874)

U.S. Reports: Railroad Company v. Fort, 84 U.S. (17 Wall.) 553 (1874)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 84; Wallace Volume 17; October Term, 1873; Railroad Company v. Fort

In a strange land - asking the way

In a strange land - asking the way

Mennonite group from Odessa, Russia, bound for Nebraska or Dakota.

[New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

[New commercial and topographical rail road map & guide of Nebraska].

Shows drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network with names of lines and distances between stations. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad maps, 248 Descri... more

An Indian agency - distributing rations

An Indian agency - distributing rations

Interior view of Red Cloud Indian Agency, Red Cloud, Nebraska. Reference copy in LOT 4391-B. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 19, 1875 Nov. 13, p. 924. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource g... more

Suspense. First appearance of the grasshoppers in Nebraska

Suspense. First appearance of the grasshoppers in Nebraska

Humorous photograph shows a man sitting in his home watching grasshoppers outside the door. 7535J U.S. Copyright Office Copyright by James A. Farnham, 1875. Title from item. No. 1.

Eclipse. The sun darkened by the grassphoppers

Eclipse. The sun darkened by the grassphoppers

Humorous photograph shows a man sitting in his home watching grasshoppers outside the door. 7536J U.S. Copyright Office Copyright by James A. Farnham, 1875. Title from item. No. 2.

Adversity. Effect of grass-hoppers coming down

Adversity. Effect of grass-hoppers coming down

Humorous photograph shows man in home looking poverty stricken. House is in disarray and writing on wall says "Go west young man, go west." 7537J U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by James A. Farnham, 1875. No. ... more

Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Co. in Nebraska.

Map of the state of Nebraska showing the lands of the Burlington & Mis...

Land grant map showing drainage, cities and towns, townships, transportation network and main railroads in heavy lines. Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. LC Railroad maps, 353 Description derived from published bibliograp... more

U.S. Reports: Hotel Co. v. Wade, 97 U.S. 13 (1878)

U.S. Reports: Hotel Co. v. Wade, 97 U.S. 13 (1878)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 97; October Term, 1877; Hotel Company v. Wade

U.S. Reports: Platt v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., 99 U.S. 48 (1879)

U.S. Reports: Platt v. Union Pacific R.R. Co., 99 U.S. 48 (1879)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 99; October Term, 1878; Platt v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

The Cheyennes' death struggle - last desperate resistance of the remnant of the frenzied Red Men to the United States troops under Captain Wessells in a deep ravine, near Fort Robinson, Neb., ...

The Cheyennes' death struggle - last desperate resistance of the remna...

Illus. in: The National police Gazette, 1879 Feb. 8, p. 16. Reference copy may be in LOT 4391-E. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Indians of North America Chey... more

Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

Chicago to San Franciso via the Burlington Route.

Stylized, diagramatic strip map in three sections: Chicago to Omaha; Omaha; Omaha to Salt Lake and Ogden (via the Union Pacific); Ogden to San Francisco (via the Central Pacific) Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Railr... more

Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

Cram's rail road and township map of Nebraska.

Indexed township and county map showing relief by hachures, drainage, and cities and towns. Railroads are distinguished by color.

Sod and frame house

Sod and frame house

original size: 6x8

Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

Map of Nebraska showing the Union Pacific Railroad land grant.

Township and county map showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads of Nebraska. Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. LC Railroad maps, 593 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through th... more

U.S. Reports: Davenport v. County of Dodge, 105 U.S. 237 (1882)

U.S. Reports: Davenport v. County of Dodge, 105 U.S. 237 (1882)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 105; October Term, 1881; Davenport v. County of Dodge

Post route map of the territory of Dakota with adjacent parts of Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota, and portions of the Dominion of Canada /

Post route map of the territory of Dakota with adjacent parts of Monta...

Dated 1879. "The service on this diagram brought up to date of March 1st, 1881." Originally printed 2 maps 73 x 51 cm. on sheets 76 x 54 cm., sheets joined vertically to form 1 map. Prime meridian: Washington, ... more

Birds eye view of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb. 1881 /

Birds eye view of Kearney, Buffalo County, Neb. 1881 /

Bird's-eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes numbered points of interest. PM3 Vendor: Cartographics of Vermont

Fierce bandits at bay. Two famed desperadoes, tackled by detectives in a hotel dining-room at Minden, Neb., ...

Fierce bandits at bay. Two famed desperadoes, tackled by detectives in...

Gun battle between two desperadoes and two detectives.

U.S. Reports: Holland v. Challen, 110 U.S. 15 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Holland v. Challen, 110 U.S. 15 (1884)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 110; October Term, 1883; Holland v. Challen

U.S. Reports: Otoe County v. Baldwin, 111 U.S. 1 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Otoe County v. Baldwin, 111 U.S. 1 (1884)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 111; October Term, 1883; Otoe County v. Baldwin - Baldwin v. Otoe County

U.S. Reports: Dixon County v. Field, 111 U.S. 83 (1884)

U.S. Reports: Dixon County v. Field, 111 U.S. 83 (1884)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 111; October Term, 1883; Dixon County v. Field

Louisiana - the Nebraska exhibit at the World's Fair at New Orleans - a model, in cereals, of the Bartholdi statue

Louisiana - the Nebraska exhibit at the World's Fair at New Orleans - ...

Model of Statue of Liberty. Title and other information based on information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 60 (1885 Feb. 21), p. 12. Reference copy may be ... more

Henry (Hank) Orvis, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

Henry (Hank) Orvis, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Photographer's annotation:: "The man who went with S.D. Butcher to Pine Ridge during the Indian uprising, Spring of 1890." Butcher and Orvis published a series of photographs taken after the Wounded ... more

Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.
E.E. Whaley Hardware & Groceries, Boots & Shoes, Post Office, West Union, Nebraska.

E.E. Whaley Hardware & Groceries, Boots & Shoes, Post Office, West Uni...

summary: Photographer's note: "Mrs. Farley was the post mistress at that time." original size: 6x8

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