October 29, 2022

August Raasch, 1842?-1922 [RG1312.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1312.AM:  August Raasch, 1842?-1922



Diary:  1867-1871

Madison County, Nebraska:  Pioneer

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



August Raasch (1842?-1922) was a German settler in Madison County, Nebraska. This collection relates to settlement and pioneer life in Norfolk, Nebraska. The manuscript component consists of the diary of August Raasch, which records information about pioneer life and settlement of Madison County, Nebraska, from 1867-1871. The diary is written in German, but an English translation by John White is included. Day-to-day activities of settlers and weather conditions are among the items discussed in the diary.



The photo component of the collection [RG1312.PH] consists of a portrait of August Raasch and his wife.



INVENTORY



Diary of August Raasch, 1867-1871



 



Subject headings:



Agriculture — Nebraska

German Americans — Nebraska — Madison County

Grasshoppers — Nebraska

Homesteading

Madison County (Neb.) — History

Norfolk (Nebraska) — History

Pioneers — Madison County (Nebraska)

Raasch, August, 1842?-1922

Weather — Nebraska



 



Revised TMM          07-24-2009

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