This collection features photographs, letters, newspapers, school memorabilia and Maasdam's ancestor's history from the 1880's to 1920. The family lived in North Bend and Morse Bluff, Nebraska. This collection also includes a photograph of Suzette LaFlesche Tibbles, daughter of "Iron Eye" LaFlesche, former chief of the Omaha Indian Tribe. This collection was contributed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln spring 2014 History Harvest.
Cathy Maasdam, Nebraska History Harvest, 2014
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Suzette LaFlesche, also known as Princess "Bright Eyes" was the daughter of "Iron Eye" LaFlesche, chief of the Omaha Native American tribe. One of the first women to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she died 7 June 1903.
Portrait of JD Clair Smith Jr, son of JD Clair and Olive Felber Smith taken in 1911 in Hartington, NE.
Portrait of the Fleming family featuring Walter and Julia Fleming, and their children: Mort, Ada, Walter Jr, Allen, and Robert. The date of this portrait is unknown.
Portrait of the Pageler family sitting in a car in Saunders County, Nebraska (Most likely Cedar Bluffs). The photograph includes: Grayce, Victoria Pageler, Jack, Wiebke Pageler (1888-1988), Hans Pageler, Robert H. Fleming (1888-), Malinda Pageler,…
Portrait of brothers Robert Harrison and Walter Fleming taken at a studio in North Bend, Nebraska in the early 1890's.