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BUFFALO TALES

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P.O. Box 523
Kearney, NE 68848-0523

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VOLUME 1 (1978)

The Oregon Trail: The Randall Journal

By: Alice Shaneyfelt Howell

Agriculture: Buffalo County Pioneers

By Philip S. Holmegren

The Mormon Trail: The Oliver Family of Shelton

By: Grace Oliver

The Plow That Broke the Plains

By: Michael W. Schuyler

Rails in Buffalo County

By: Alice Shaneyfelt Howell

The Kearney Canal 1875-1886 (Part II)

By: Gene E. Hamacker

The Kearney Canal 1875-1886 (Part I)

By: Gene E. Hamacker

Early Post Offices in Buffalo County

By: Alice Shaneyfelt Howell

Kearney Minneapolis of the West

By: Marian Dettman Johnson

Ravenna: The Early Years

By: Pauline Irwin and Bethyne Hanna

Towns of Wood River Valley: Successes and Failures to 1890

By: Alice Shaneyfelt Howell

VOLUME 2 (1979)

Stephen Watts Kearny

By: Phyllis Roberts

Early Days at Odessa Part I

By Myron Scott: Edited by: Alice Howell and Marian Johnson

The Girl Who Interviewed Nellie Bly

By: Margaret Ellen Nielsen

Early Days at Odessa Part II

By: Myron Johnson: Edited by: Alice Howell and Marian Johnson

The Commonweal Comes to Kearney 1894

By: Gene E. Hamaker

One Hundred Years Ago: The Diary of Emily Sergeant Part II

By: Dr. Dean Sergeant

One Hundred Years Ago: The Diary of Emily Sergeant Part I

By: Dr. Dean Sergeant

The Settlement of Gibbon

By: LeRoy A. Walker

The Watson Ranch Part I

By: Philip S. Holmgren