Tag Archives: Nebraska State Historical Society

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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Getting to know county history books

Are you a genealogist or historical researcher? Recently the Ohio History Connection (formerly the Ohio Historical Society) posted a helpful article, “Getting to Know County History Books” (PDF, see p. 6). Of course, Ohio histories are several decades older than … Continue reading

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African Americans in Nebraska History

During the Black History Month of February, check out the articles in the Fall/Winter 2010 double issue of Nebraska History magazine discussing the history of African Americans in this state: Introduction – David L. Bristow “Equality Before the Law”: Thoughts … Continue reading

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What have we been doing all year?

If you want the lowdown on what the Nebraska State Historical Society has accomplished in the past year, our Annual Report is now online. By “past year” we mean the 2012-2013 fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June … Continue reading

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Nebraska History: Bringing you fascinating state stories for 95 years!

Nebraska History’s original 1918 banner (above). The first known print reference to what is now known as the Nebraska History magazine appeared in The Dakota County Herald, October 19, 1916: A magazine to be called “Nebraska History and Pioneer Days,” … Continue reading

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A Proposed Arboreal Bureau

Arbor Day Parade in Nebraska City, 1917. NSHS RG2991-3-5 (photograph at right). An arboreal bureau managed by the Nebraska State Historical Society? J. Sterling Morton, the father of Arbor Day in Nebraska, and a longtime member of the Historical Society, … Continue reading

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