RG1284.AM: Thomas O'Donnell, 1844-1935
North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb.: Railroad laborer
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Thomas O'Donnell lived in North Platte, Nebraska, and did construction work for the Union Pacific Railroad.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection contains a reminiscence, written by Thomas O'Donnell, about life in North Platte, Nebraska, 1867, and includes such incidents as public lynchings and whippings and blizzards. O'Donnell also lists the names of men in his Union Pacific railroad construction work group in Sidney, Nebraska, 1868, and describes the relationship between white men and Pawnee Indians, as well as battles with the Sioux Indians.
Blizzards -- Nebraska
Cheyenne County (Neb.) -- History
Indians of North America -- Government relations
Indians of North America -- Wars
Lincoln County (Neb.) -- History
Lynching -- Nebraska -- North Platte
North Platte (Neb.) -- Description
O'Donnell, Thomas, 1844-1935
Railroad construction and maintenance
Railroad companies -- Nebraska -- Omaha
Railroads -- History
Railroads -- Trains
Sidney (Neb.) -- Description
Union Pacific Railroad Company (Omaha, Neb.)
07-29-2009 Revised TMM/tmm
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