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This book, published in November 1937, is a compilation of historical sketches originally published in The York Republican newspaper. The book was reprinted in 1976 by the York County Historical Association, and is now out of print.

These stories give an excellent insight into the pioneer days of York County, Nebraska. Many names in the stories were written phonetically and/or misspelled. We have have corrected known spelling errors for this online version, but put the original text inside squared brackets.

Index of Articles and Authors


1.
Introduction by Robert L. Scott (1976 introduction)
2.
What the Pioneers Brought Us by Joseph G. Alden (original introduction)
3.
Stalwart Pioneers from Wisconsin by Lila Collins Crounse
4.
Buck and Berry were Water Boys by Mrs. Thompson Lanphere
5.
Women's Wit Outwits Indians by Mrs. Belle Platz Cox
6.
Early News Reporters by W. H. Lynn
7.
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9.
Asked Little But Gave Much by Mrs. Anna Ratzlaff [Retzlaff]
10.
Then and Now by Mrs. J. A. Bellows
11.
The Pioneer Road by Mrs. Emma McGuinis
12.
A Warrior for Righteousness by H. S. Harrison
13.
Dug Out Days on the Blue by Mrs. Lydia M. McGregor
14.
Red Skins and Snow Storms by Ella M. Doan
15.
16.
17.
A Tale of Two Blizzards by Mrs. E. B. Crownover
18.
Early Days on Lincoln Creek by Mrs. Amanda Gandy McCandless
19.
The Founding of Palo by Mrs. Loran Jordan
20.
Pioneering Along the Blue by E. E. Austin
21.
Red Lion Mill by Mrs. Lila Collins Crounse
22.
Picnics and Martial Bands by George C. Lanphere
23.
The Faith Nothing Could Defeat by Mrs. Lizzie Wirt
24.
Early Comers on Tinker's Ridge by Mrs. Cora Ellis Austin
25.
Pioneer Tribulations and Compensations by Mrs. Dora Logan Campbell
26.
When Boots Were Boots by Alice Doan Rogers
27.
28.
Broke 200 Acres with Ox Team by Charles G. Dahlgren
29.
Diary of a Prairie Traveler by W. O. Browitt
30.
31.
Contributions of the Gilmores by Oden S. Gilmore
32.
33.
Thayer Mill, A True Pioneer by Mrs. J. A. Campbell
34.
35.
Physician to Bodies and Souls by Mrs. Pearle Fenton
36.
Levi Imel Family Joins the Pioneers by Mrs. Esther Imel Bailey
37.
A Small Girl Comes to Nebraska by Mrs. Grace Crownover

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