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Contents of Volume 68, 1987



Spring 1987 Spring 1987 Vol. 68, No. 1:   $1.00
On the Cover:
Frederick Behman's watercolor of Fort Pierre, reproduced on the cover, was sent to the U.S. quartermaster general by Pierre Chouteau, Jr., and Company on April 7, 1855. Behman was employed by the Chouteau Company as a clerk on the Upper Missouri from 1843 to 1856. The painting is now in the National Archives.

Foreword:
A Forgotten Fur Trade Trail
By James A. Hanson
 
Wahoo in World War I: The Photographs of Arthur L. Anderson
By Andrea I. Paul and R. Eli Paul
 
Dr. Olga Stastny
By Stepanka Andrews-Koryta
 
Nebraska's World War I Potash Industry
By Richard E. Jensen


Summer 1987 Summer 1987 Vol. 68, No. 2:   $1.00
On the Cover:
The photo of one of the 1887 officers quarters (ca. 1895) at Fort Robinson depicted on the front cover is from Ellen McGowan Biddle's Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1907).
The Grant Reynard watercolor on the back cover portrays the second Red Cloud house in which Willa Cather's family lived. Charles Cather purchased it in 1903, thirteen years after Miss Cather had left Red Cloud. Reynard mistakenly believed this house to be the one in which Willa Cather grew up and intended to give his watercolor to her as a gift. Miss Cather died before he could present it, and the picture was later purchased by Dr. W. K. and Mildred Bennett of Red Cloud.

President Gerald R. Ford's Roots in Omaha
By Edward L. and Frederick H. Schapsmeier
 
The Other Side of Willa Cather
By Marilyn Arnold
 
The Formation of the Lincoln Urban League
By Dennis N. Mihelich
 
The 1887 Expansion of Fort Robinson
By Thomas R. Buecker


Fall 1987 Fall 1987 Vol. 68, No. 3:   $1.00
On the Cover:
The pamphlet cover reproduced on the Nebraska History cover is from the George C. Sheldon Collection in the Nebraska State Historical Society.

The Sheldon Manufacturing Company of Nehawka
By Andrea I. Paul
 
Indians and Japanese Swords on the North Plains Frontier
By Peter Bleed
 
Episcopal Reformers and Affairs at Red Cloud Agency, 1870-1876
By Robert H. Keller, Jr.
 
Sales, Santa, and Good Fellows: Celebrating Christmas in Omaha
By Tommy R. Thompson


Winter 1987 Winter 1987 Vol. 68, No. 4:   $1.00
On the Cover:
Terry Townsend, whose painting is reproduced on the cover, had a long and varied career. He was a vocalist in the early days of Nebraska radio; a commercial artist and illustrator during his mature years; and a field director for the American Red Cross during World War II. He lived at various times in Omaha, Seward, Wayne, Chadron, Grand Island, Fairbury, and Lincoln.

Tom Dennison, The Omaha Bee, and the 1919 Omaha Race Riot
By Orville D. Menard
 
The Road to Citizenship: A Study of Naturalization in a Nebraska County
By Hattie Plum Williams, Edited by Anne Polk Diffendal
 
Andrew Wadsworth, A Nebraska Soldier in the Philippines, 1898-1899
By Margaret Inglehart Reilly

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