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The Indians as I Knew Them by Grace Stenberg Parsons – Memories of the Genoa Indian School

This manuscript was written by Grace Stenberg Parsons. As the daughter of the blacksmithing instructor at the Genoa Indian School in Genoa, Nebraska, Parsons observed the young Native American children who attended the school on a daily basis from 1907-1911. … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: Central High School

Welcome to Marker Monday! Each Monday we will feature one of Nebraska’s hundreds of historical markers. If you’d like to see a specific marker featured, send an email to kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov. This marker was suggested by a reader, so I’m not … Continue reading

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NSHS Awards 2015

Last Friday was the Nebraska State Historical Society’s 137th Annual Meeting and its annual award luncheon. We were thrilled to celebrate the year with a packed room of lovers, makers, and preservers of history. For those who weren’t able to join … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 Kids’ Classes, On the Move!

The Nebraska History Museum in Lincoln may be closed for renovation, but there’s a summer full of fun and learning for kids at a variety of locations. Learn about Native American arts, make a civil war haversack, create a pioneer … Continue reading

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NSHS 136th Annual Awards Presentation

On Friday, October 17th the NSHS held its 136th Annual Members’ Meeting and Awards Presentation in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska. Following a brief meeting led by NSHS Board President Dee Adams, the Society honored a number of Nebraska’s prominent history makers … Continue reading

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The Nebraska History Museum’s Last Tour

Last week, two of the Nebraska History Museum’s docents made a bit of history. As they each led a group of elementary school students through exhibits focused on the First Nebraskans and Building the State, they gave the very last school … Continue reading

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Nebraska History Museum-on-the-Move Offers Programs Around Town

The Nebraska History Museum may be closing (on September 1) for renovation, but there are plenty of ways for you and your families to experience the great educational opportunities the Museum has to offer through its new Museum on the … Continue reading

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