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Autobiography of Red Cloud: War Leader of the Oglalas, edited by R. Eli Paul, Helena, MT: Montana Historical Society Press, 1997.

Based on a manuscript in the Library/Archives determined by the editor to be the autobiography of the famous Oglala chief.

The Crazy Horse Surrender Ledger, edited by Thomas R. Buecker and R. Eli Paul, Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1994.

The contents of this census - a microfilm copy is in the Library/Archives Bureau of Indian Affairs records (RG0508, Roll 212) - provide administrative statistical information on the Oglala Lakota, the Northern Cheyenne, and the Arapaho tribes attached to the Red Cloud Agency in 1876-7.

Eyewitness at Wounded Knee, by Richard E. Jensen, R. Eli Paul, and John E. Carter, Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1991. Out of Print.

A photographic history of the Wounded Knee tragedy based upon photographs in the Society's collections.

From Fort Laramie to Wounded Knee: In the West That Was, by Charles W. Allen; Edited by Richard E. Jensen, Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1997.

This autobiography of Allen, whose career included stints as cattle driver, soldier, homesteader, blacksmith, freighter, newspaper editor, and reporter at the Wounded Knee massacre, was taken from the original typed manuscript in the Library/Archives (RG2635).

Nebraska: An Illustrated History, by Frederick C. Luebke, Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1995.

The Society's photograph collection was the primary source for the illustrations in this volume.

Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the American Dream, by John E. Carter, Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1985.

The work provides a selection of the nearly 4,000 photographs from the Society's Butcher collection (PC0204), perhaps the most important collection that documents the sod house frontier.

Voices of the American West, Volume 1: The Indian Interviews of Eli S. Ricker, 1903-1919, by Eli S. Ricker, edited and with an introduction by Richard E. Jensen.

Indian eyewitnesses to the death of Crazy Horse, the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and the Wounded Knee Massacre tell their stories of these and many related episodes in interviews recorded by a Chadron, Nebraska, judge and newspaperman. The Ricker interviews are preserved in the Nebraska State Historical Society Archives.

Voices of the American West, Volume 2: The Settler and Soldier Interviews of Eli S. Ricker, 1903-1919, by Eli S. Ricker, edited by Richard E. Jensen.

White participants in the occupation and settlement of the American West offer commentary on various topics, including warfare, government Indian policy, reservation life, and cattle drives as recorded by Ricker in the early twentieth century.

Family genealogy charts - for sale in both the reference room and the museum store.

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