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Contents of Volume 78, 1997


Army costume Winter 1997 Vol. 78, No. 4:    Sold Out!
On the Cover:
Richard Bradley of Vallejo, California, and a member of the General Miles Marching and Chowder Society, came to Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park in 1995 to participate in a living history reenactment. Near Burwell, the fort is an excellent example of a small, one- or two-company army post. (Photograph by Bob Grier, courtesy of NEBRASKAland Magazine, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission).

The Frontier Army Soldier
Guest Editor: R. Eli Paul
 
Foreword
By R. Eli Paul
 
Ten Troopers: Buffalo Soldier Medal of Honor Men Who served at Fort Robinson
By Frank N. Schubert
 
Ladies of the Regiment: Their Influence on the Frontier Army
By Mary L. Williams
 
Were They Really Rogues?: Desertion in the Nineteenth-Century U.S. Army
By John D. McDermott
 
"He ... Regretted Having to Die That Way": Firearms Accidents in the Frontier Army, 1806-1891
By James E. Potter
 
Chasing Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse: Two Fourteenth U.S. Infantry Diaries of the Great Sioux War
Edited by Jerome A. Greene


NRA poster Fall 1997 Vol. 78, No. 3:    $1.00
On the Cover:
"The Forgotten Man," by Gustav Berk. Oil on Canvas. (Nebraska State Historical Society Museum Collections, 743P-90)

Books for Nebraska: Roy and Aileen Cochran and the Nebraska Public Library Commission
By Mary Cochran Grimes
 
The Federal Writers' Project: A Nebraska Editor Remembers
By Rudolph E. Umland
 
A Preponderance of Evidence: The 1852 Omaha Indian Delegation Daguerreotypes
By Joanna Cohan Scherer
 
For Posterity: Namesakes of Four University of Nebraska Buildings
By Anne M. Oppegard
 
Famine in the Volga Basin, 1920-1924, and the American Volga Relief Society Records
By Samuel Sinner


Winter March Summer 1997 Vol. 78, No. 2 :   $1.00
On the Cover:
Detail from "A Winter March," by R. F. Zogbaum, Harper's Weekly, July 27, 1895

"The Men Behaved Splendidly": Guy V. Henry's Famous Cavalry Rides
By Thomas R. Buecker
 
"The Delusion" of John Morris: A Better Mouse Trap and its Makers
By David Drummond
 
Bix in Nebraska: A. L. Bixby and the "Daily Drift"
By Patricia C. Gaster
 
Nebraska Connections to a Titanic Disaster
By Edward R. Tryon


Boyd Theatre Spring 1997 Vol. 78, No. 1:   Sold Out!
On the Cover:
Boyd's New Theatre, Omaha, Nebraska (NSHS-PC1089-054-523)

Grand Opera in Nebraska in the 1890s
By Harlan Jennings
 
Eugene Field and the "Hayes Saloon" in Omaha, An Episode of 1885
By Lewis O. Saum
 
A Thousand Mile Motor Trip through Western Nebraska, 1916
By Margaret May Patton Gehrke
with photographs by Edward Arthur Gehrke
edited by Jill Marie Koelling
 
World War I, the Great Migration, and the Formation of the Grand Bodies of Prince Hall Masonry
By Dennis N. Mihelich


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