Nebraska Authors

Niel M. Johnson

AKA: Niel Melvin Johnson

Born 1931 Galesburg, IL (USA)

Places Lived

Blair, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


History--Nebraska Washington County


BA, 1953, Augustana College
MA, 1965, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
PhD, 1971, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Public School Teacher: 1954-1957
Historian of U.S. Army Weapons command:1957-1953
College instructor: 1967-1969
Assistant Professor:1969-1974
Visiting Professor:1975-1976
Library archivist and oral historian: 1977-1992

Places Worked

Augustana College
Dana College
University of Nebraska-Omaha
Harry S. Truman Library: 1977-1992.


George Sylvester Viereck, German-American propagandist. 1972.
Portal to the Plains: A History of Washington County, Nebraska. 1974.
New Windsor, 125 years : 1857-1982. 1982.
Power, Money, and Women : Words to the Wise from Harry S. Truman. 1999.

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