Pioneer Association of Douglas County, Nebraska [RG1317.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1317.AM:  Pioneer Association of Douglas County, Nebraska 

Records:  1906
Douglas County, Nebraska
Size:  1 folder; 3 items

BACKGROUND NOTE

Organized February 1, 1906, the Pioneer Association of Douglas County, Nebraska, was established to "unite the Old Settlers of Douglas County, in social and fraternal unity."  According to the constitution of the organization, the association "shall be composed of persons who have been residents of the State of Nebraska for not less than thirty-five years and are now actually residents of Douglas County, Nebraska, and all persons who resided in said State previous to March 1, 1867, shall be known and designated as Veteran Pioneers."

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one folder containing three items.  The first item is the Constitution and By-Laws of the association.  The second item is a Roster of Members for the association.  The third item is a blank membership application card.  The back of the card has a handwritten note from Martin Dunham dated July 31, 1906.  The note mentions an annual picnic held at Hanscom Park on September 6, 1906.   All three items date from 1906.

INVENTORY

Item

  1. Constitution and By-Laws, Pioneer Association of Douglas County, Nebraska, 1906
  2. Roster of Members, Pioneer Association of Douglas County, Nebraska, 1906
  3. Membership application card

 

Subject headings:

Douglas County (Neb.) -- History
Pioneer Association of Douglas County, Nebraska
Pioneers
Settlers

 

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