October 29, 2022

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


RG1312.AM:  August Raasch, 1842?-1922

Diary:  1867-1871

Madison County, Nebraska:  Pioneer

Size:  One folder


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.


Diary of August Raasch, 1867-1871


Subject headings:

Agriculture — Nebraska

German Americans — Nebraska — Madison County

Grasshoppers — Nebraska


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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