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Photograph featuring white house in Hartington, Nebraska. This house was the birthplace of J.D. Clair Smith Jr. (born on May 31, 1908) and his grandpa Felber is on the front porch.

Baptism certificate of Arnold Frank George Furstenau who was born on February 28, 1918 in Dodge, Nebraska. He was the father of Cathy Maasdam and died in 1988.

School photograph of children. Postcard includes names and ages written on the back. Kathleen J. Fleming (Cathy Maasdams mother) second from left in back row. Morse Bluffs, Nebraska (Grades 1-3) Public School District 14.

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A Christmas card sent to Olive, Clair, and Little Clair Smith from friends in Iowa, Leona and Burton. It was postmarked 24 December 1914 at 2:30 PM in Sioux City, Iowa.

This envelope is addressed to Kathleen Fleming who was living in Norse Bluff, Nebraska. It is from Jessie Young, KMA Homemakers, Earl E. May Seed Company in Shenandoah, Iowa. It is stamped for March 1, 1940.

This envelope is addressed to Kathleen Fleming, Cathy Maasdam's mother, who was living in Omaha, Nebraska. It is from Kermit Fleming, Kathleen's brother, who was stationed in Italy at the end of World War 2. This envelope was stamped on May 18, 1945.…

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A piece of mail sent to Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Clair Smith of Hartington, Nebraska. The letter was sent from friends from Sioux City, Iowa for the Christmas season.

Photograph of Felber Maasdam sitting on a motorcycle in Lincoln, Nebraska. He was a policeman for the Lincoln Police Force and had played football in college. Felber was born in 1907 and still lives in Lincoln.

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.

Scroll from the Hartington, Nebraska High School graduation of 1900 featuring Olive Felber. This document is very fragile and difficult to unfurl. This item was contributed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln spring 2014 History Harvest.
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