Nebraska Authors

Ronald C. Naugle

Born Mitchell, IN (USA)

Co-Author and Historian for the award-winning Nebraska Educational Television Documentary 'White Man's Way' in 1986. Naugle is the Historian for the Emmy-nominated NETV film, 'In the White Man's Image,' 1991.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
West Lafayette, IN
Lawrence, KS

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Nebraska History; Native Americans; Articles


Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, Government and Politics, 1964, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Master of Arts Degree in American History, 1966, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Ph.D. in American Studies, 1976, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS


Huge-Kinne Professor of History and Chair of Department of History at Nebraska Wesleyan University

Places Worked

Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE


Nebraska 150 Books honor, 2017,History of Nebraska, 4th ed.
Recipient of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Crafts, National Museum of American Art, 1993


History of Nebraska, 3rd. ed. 1997. (re-edited by Naugle).
Nebraska Quilts and Quiltmakers. 1991.
'White Man's Way' television script.
Ham, Eggs, and Corn Cakes. 2001. by Erastus Flavel Beadle, (Wrote Introduction)
A Brief History of Nebraska. 2018.

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