Rain Follows the Plow: Homesteading in Hayes County, Nebraska Robert D. Clark

ISBN: 9780934988360

Published: June 28th 1996

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326 pages


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Rain Follows the Plow: Homesteading in Hayes County, Nebraska  by  Robert D. Clark

Rain Follows the Plow: Homesteading in Hayes County, Nebraska by Robert D. Clark
June 28th 1996 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 326 pages | ISBN: 9780934988360 | 6.26 Mb

Diaries, family narratives, legal documents and newspapers are woven into this well documented story of why and how a family participated in what Nebraska historian Addison Sheldon called the Great Immigration of land seekers in the 1880s.In 1885MoreDiaries, family narratives, legal documents and newspapers are woven into this well documented story of why and how a family participated in what Nebraska historian Addison Sheldon called the Great Immigration of land seekers in the 1880s.In 1885 Warren and Ada Clark, New Yorkers who were financially unable to purchase a farm in their native state or in Iowa where they lived five years as tenant farmers, homesteaded on the Great Plains in Hayes County, Nebraska, in an area beyond the 100th Meridian referred to at the time as the Great American Desert.



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