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Photograph Collection of Early Kearney, Nebraska

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Title

Photograph Collection of Early Kearney, Nebraska

Subject

Historic Photographs, Kearney, Nebraska

Description

Collection of photographs and books of photographs related to the early development of Kearney, Nebraska (c. late 19th century to first half of the 20th century). Some of the photographs were taken by Solomon D. Butcher of S. D. Butcher & Son Photography Studio.

Creator

April White
UNK History Harvest

Source

Donor asked to remain anonymous, but said that many of these items came from their mother.

Publisher

University of Nebraska at Kearney

Date

06/20/2015

Contributor

University of Nebraska at Kearney - History Harvest
April White (Curator)
Dr. Jinny Turman (Project Director)

Rights

History Department - University of Nebraska at Kearney

Relation

History Harvest

Format

JPEG and TIFF collection of scanned photographs

Language

English

Type

Collection

Identifier

Photograph_Collection_of_Early_Kearney_Nebraska_UNK_History_Harvest_2015

Coverage

Kearney, Nebraska
Fort Kearney
Lincoln Highway

Items in the Photograph Collection of Early Kearney, Nebraska Collection

Black and white photograph taken by Solomon D. Butcher of S. D. Butcher & Son Photography Studio. Photo shows downtown Kearney, Nebraska under construction along Central Avenue and shows the location of S. D. Butcher & Son's studio.

Black and white photograph of Longfellow High School, built in 1890 at 303 West 22nd Street, serving as Kearney's primary high school until the 1960's. The building was demolished in 1969.

Black and white photograph of the interior of the Crystal Ballroom which was located inside the Hotel Fort Kearney (a.k.a. Fort Kearney Hotel). The hotel began construction in 1917 and opened to for business on October 11, 1927. It stood on theā€¦

Black and white photograph taken by Solomon D. Butcher of S. D. Butcher & Son Photography Studio. Photo shows downtown Kearney, Nebraska under construction near (or possibly on) Central Avenue.

Black and white photograph of a man and woman in an interior room (probably a photography studio, according to the photograph's donor). It might be a photograph of photographer Alfred T. Anderson of Nebraska.