HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG2926.AM: Merlan Eugene Adams, 1882-1966
Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska: Farmer, legislator
Size: 1 folder
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of one folder containing a set of reminiscences by Merlan Eugene Adams. The reminiscences are actually a transcript of an oral history recorded in 1963. Adams gives background information about his family; describes growing up on a ranch in Pierce County; moving to Omaha and attending the Trans-Mississippi Exposition; working with a threshing outfit in South Dakota; working for the Union Pacific Railroad; working at the Valley (Nebraska) telephone office and the Valley stockyards; working for the Great Western Sugar Company; growing potatoes and melons; being elected to the state legislature in 1932; serving as president of the Nebraska Potato Growers Association; describes the blizzard of 1949, etc.
Note: History Nebraska does not hold the actual oral history, just this transcript. See the photo component [RG2926.PH] for related images.
Reminiscences/oral history transcript of Merlan Eugene Adams
Adams, Merlan Eugene, 1882-1966
Blizzards — Nebraska — 1949
Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska
Great Western Sugar Company
Politicians — Nebraska
Ranch life — Nebraska
Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition (Omaha, Nebraska)
Union Pacific Railroad Company (Omaha, Nebraska)