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A bishop of the Great Plains.

Author: George Allen Beecher
Publisher: Philadelphia, Church Historical Society, 1950.
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Beecher, George Allen, 1868-1951.
Bishop of the Great Plains.
Philadelphia, Church Historical Society, 1950
(OCoLC)600263821
Named Person: George Allen Beecher; George Allen Beecher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Allen Beecher
OCLC Number: 2731609
Notes: Autobiography.
Description: 218 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Fort Sidney & the Platte Valley, Nebraska, 1892-1895: The Indian Company (Yellowbird, Knee, Lee, Dayboy, Dognation, White Wings, Broackway, Arrow, Bruno, Schmuck, Crookedfoot, Crow Dog, Iron Lightning); The Indian problem; Trails and rails; Effect of Indian missions; The Fort Sidney Mission field --
North Platte, Nebraska, 1895-1903: Johnny Baker, the boy crack shot; Colonel William F. Cody; Guest of the Wild West show; An unexpected audience; A big game hunt; Indians as dinner guests: [Iron Tail, Black Fox]; Colonel Cody tells the story of Yellow Hand; Opening of Cody, Wyoming; The fireplace story; An inn on the Yellowstone Trail; My Indian guide [Black Fox] [p. 111-126] --
Kearney, Nebraska, 1903-1904: How I met Tom Horn --
Trinity Cathedral, Omaha, 1904-1910: Guest of Johnny Baker in France: [performed marriage of Irma Cody Stott Garlow to Lt. {Clarence} Stott] [p. 154-156] --
Bishop of western Nebraska, 1910-1943 --
The story of the portrait of Bishop Beecher / Ruth Beecher Brian --
Epilogue / by Walter Herbert Stowe. Illustrations: The Right Reverend George Allen Beecher at his consecration, November 30, 1910 --
Florence Idella George Beecher --
The Right Revered Anson Rogers Graves, Bishop of the Platte, 1890-1910 --
William L. Park, Division Superintendent at North Platte of the Union Pacific Railroad --
William M. Jeffers, the messenger boy who became president of the Union Pacific Railroad --
W. F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill" --
George B. Dent --
The Reverend Robert W. Oliver, rector, St. Luke's Church, Kearney, Nebraska, 1884-1899 --
Professor Ben Stanley --
The Beecher family in Omaha, 1905 --
Johnny Baker / Voiland Studios, Denver, inscribed: To my "Pal" Bishop Beecher. Now what say you! Johnny Baker, July 7th 1928. I have called him friend the past 40 years. --
George Washington Lininger --
Some American bishops at the Lambeth Conference of 1920 --
Miss Willa Cather --
Bishop Beecher in 1932, participated in an Oregon Trail trip from Hastings, Nebraska to Fort Laramie, Wyoming --
The Bishop of Western Nebraska, 1910-1943 / J. Laurie Wallace, 1937 --
Mrs. George Allen Beecher.

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