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Railroads and the Shaping of the Great Plains: a “Digging into Data” talk at the Center for Great Plains Studies

Center for Great Plains Studies, Paul Olson Seminar

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The Story of Sarah Sim and Women’s Experience on the Great Plains in the 1850s

Sarah Sim and her husband Francis Sim migrated to Otoe County, Nebraska Territory, in 1856 to start a farm. Their trials and travails included the death of three of their children, the near suicide of Sarah, and the difficulties of … Continue reading

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