Minnie Adelle (Rundall) Delimont, 1871-1957 [RG0937.AM]

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RG0937.AM:  Minnie Adelle (Rundall) Delimont, 1871-1957

Reminiscences:  
Harlan County, Neb.:  Homesteader
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of a reminiscence entitled, "I Lived in Soddies," by Minnie (Rundall) Delimont. She and her family settled near Orleans in Harlan County, Nebraska, in 1880. She writes about her youth and describes in detail the construction of the sod houses and dugouts they lived in. The reminiscences also describe the construction of water wells, schools in the area, and the plants that grew on the prairie.

ADDITIONAL OR RELATED MATERIALS

The NSHS collections contain numerous books and reminiscences about sod houses as well as photographic images.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Delimont, Minnie Adelle (Rundall), 1871-1957
Dugout houses -- Nebraska -- Harlan County
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Harlan County
Harlan County (Neb.) -- History
Homesteading -- Nebraska
Rundall Family
Sod buildings -- Nebraska -- Harlan County

 

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