Nebraska Authors

Jerome E. Petsche

Born 1930-06-26 Osmond, NE (USA)

Died 2008-05-19
Hot Springs, AR (USA)

Buried
Falls City, NE (USA)
Steele City Cemetery

Historian and archaeologist who documented the excavation of the Steamboat Bertrand at De Soto Bend National Wildlife Refuge for the National Park Service after it was discovered by Sam Corbino and Jesse Pursell of Omaha.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Osmond, NE
Hartington, NE
Washington, D.C.
Hot Springs, AR

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Archaeology; History; Steamboat Bertrand

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master's Degree in Archaeology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Historian and Archaeologist

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
National Park Service

Honors

Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Nation Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Japan Occupation Medal, all from U.S Air Force service in the Korean War Conflict

Bibliography

The Steamboat Bertrand: History, Excavation, and Architecture. 1974. (National Park Service Publication)
Contributor to Roland R. Switzer's When Justice Came to the Plains: Judge William Gaslin, Jr., and Frontier Law in Western Nebraska, 1876-1889. 2014.

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