A Prairie and Its People: Conflict and Cooperation. E. Frank Schramm, Joseph E.A. Alexis, the Amos Eager Family, the University of Nebraska and Other Notable Owners of Nine Mile Prairie and its Environs
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Appendix C, UNL Nine Mile Prairie Environs Master Plan,(2020)
This study looks at the social history of individuals connected to a particular geographic quadrant -- Section 1 of Middle Creek precinct, Lancaster County, Nebraska. This an area famous for its natural history, as it is the home of Nine Mile Prairie. But the property owners in this section have a colorful history that encompasses the fields of sports, politics, academics, foreign wars, and crime. The study looks primarily at E. Frank Schramm, Joseph E.A. Alexis, and the Amos Eager family, who with other owners contributed importantly to the history and development of the City of Lincoln and the State of Nebraska.