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U.S. History Topics » States & Regions » Midwest

Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letter

illustrates the story of settlement on the Great Plains. Family letters of one homesteader express personal insight into the joy, despair, and determination in his struggle to establish a home on the prairie. (Library of Congress)

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Family portrait of Uriah Oblinger's brothers and sisters, ca. 1880

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