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View Resource The Oregon Trail

Authored and maintained by Professors Mike Trinklein and Steve Boettcher, Authored and maintained by Professors Mike Trinklein and Steve Boettcher, creators of the award-winning PBS documentary of the same title, this recently updated Website provides access to a wealth of information and documentation that the creators say they couldn't fit into the film. Included here is a "complete primer" on...

http://oregontrail101.com
View Resource Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letters

This collection from the Library of Congress American Memory project "integrates two collections from the holdings of the Nebraska State Historical Society: the Solomon D. Butcher photographs and the letters of the Uriah W. Oblinger family that together illustrate the story of settlement on the Great Plains." There are approximately 3,000 photographs of Central Nebraska taken during the period of...

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award98/nbhihtml/pshome.html