Don Dingman Artifact Collection
Collection of artifacts belonging to Don Dingman, Kearney, Nebraska. Many items were incorporated from the previous collection of Buffalo County resident, Merwyn Henderson. Additionally, many of the artifacts in the collection are representative of early Nebraska frontier forts (i.e. Fort Kearny, Fort McPherson). Ephemera, photographs and historical objects primarily that relate to Nebraska are included.
Robert Roy Foresman
UNK History Harvest
Director: Dr. Jinny A. Turman
University of Nebraska at Kearney
University of Nebraska at Kearney-History Harvest
Robert Roy Foresman (Curator)
Dr. Tom Kiffmeyer (Digital Photographic Archivist)
Dr. Jinny A. Turman (Project Director)
History Department-University of Nebraska at Kearney
JPEG Collection of Artifacts, Print Publications, Photographs, Ephemera
Fort McPherson, Fort Kearny, Fort Laramie, Doby town, Solomon Butcher, Buffalo County,
Photography by S.D. Butcher of people row boating and enjoying the "Glenwood Park Resort" and that a "Mr. C. Nelson" [Charles Nelson] owns the Prop. [Property]
Photograph of "Chautauqua System" tent taken in Minden, NE. by L.E. Partridge with spectators. Man is paying admission with small dog at receipt gate. Dates hand-written on photo indicate Aug. 22-30, unspecified year.
Black and white postcard photograph of Sadie Austin and horse, a.k.a. Cherry County Cowgirl. Photo was taken by Solomon D. Butcher of S. D. Butcher & Son Photography Studio. It is addressed to Miss Martin of Elm Creek, Nebraska.
Humorous postcard meant to illustrate how fertile Nebraska's farmland was. Photograph has been altered by Solomon D. Butcher in order to make the potatoes in the cart look gigantic.
Postcard of Platte River Bridge, Kearney, Nebraska