D.S. Konkel [RG1142.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1142.AM:  D.S. Konkel

Reminiscences:  1856-1930; mostly 1879-1882
Custer County, Neb.:  Pioneer
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of a photocopy of handwritten reminiscences by D.S. Konkel written in 1929-1930. The reminiscences primarily deal with the early days in Custer County, Nebraska from 1879-1882. Konkel mentions various towns including Comstock, Oak Grove, Westcott, Douglas Grove, Seneca, and Broken Bow; telling of their establishments; their community lives; people's names, etc. He also writes about his family, wagon trains, threshing, building a sod house, furniture, politics, relationships with Indians, etc.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Community life -- Nebraska -- Custer County
Custer County (Neb.) -- History
Fort Hartsuf (Neb.)
Fort Niobrara (Neb.)
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Custer County
Indians of North America
Konkel family
Konkel, D.S.
Overland journeys
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.)

 

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