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Title Here you have my story : eyewitness accounts of the nineteenth-century Central Plains / edited and with an introduction by Richard E. Jensen.

Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xi, 387 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-375) and index.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. Indian Country; 2. Military Campaigns and Army Life; 3. Overland Freighting on the Plains; 4. White Settlement; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Here You Have My Story vividly describes life on the early Plains in the words of those who came to settle in the rugged region. Originally published by the Nebraska State Historical Society between 1885 and 1919, these stories provide surprisingly accurate recollections of events and life on the Great Plains, with a focus on Nebraska. Many are filled with interactions with Native Americans, from Samuel Allis's experiences as a missionary to the Pawnees, to Henry Fontenelle's history of the Omaha Indians, to an account of the Powder River Expedition. Early freighters and cattle drovers share t.
Other author Jensen, Richard E.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Sources.
Land settlement -- Nebraska -- History -- Sources.
Indians of North America -- Nebraska -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains -- Sources.
Land settlement -- Great Plains -- History -- Sources.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- History -- Sources.
Nebraska -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Great Plains -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780803226876 (electronic bk.)
080322687X (electronic bk.)