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August Raasch, 1842?-1922

RG1312.AM:  August Raasch, 1842?-1922

Diary:  1867-1871
Madison County, Neb.:  Pioneer
Size:  1 folder


August Raasch (1842?-1922) was a German settler in Madison County, Nebraska. This collection relates to settlement and pioneer life in Norfolk, Nebraska. The manuscript component consists of the diary of August Raasch, which records information about pioneer life and settlement of Madison County, Nebraska, from 1867-1871. The diary is written in German, but an English translation by John White is included. Day-to-day activities of settlers and weather conditions are among the items discussed in the diary.

The photo component of the collection [RG1312.PH] consists of photographed pages from August Raasch's diary and a portrait of August Raasch and his wife.


Diary of August Raasch, 1867-1871



Agriculture -- Nebraska
German Americans -- Nebraska -- Madison County
Grasshoppers -- Nebraska
Madison County (Neb.) -- History
Norfolk (Neb.) -- History
Pioneers -- Madison County (Neb.)
Raasch, August, 1842?-1922
Weather -- Nebraska


07-24-2009   Revised TMM/tmm


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