October 18, 2018
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Harriet S. Brooks, Woman Suffragist


By the time Harriet S. Brooks became a senior founding member of the Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association, she had been promoting women's right to vote for decades in Michigan and Illinois.

Selling pears from a train car (RG3372.PH000013-000019)

Selling Pears by Rail in 1914


We hardly think of pears as rare or exotic fruits anymore, but in 1914 it was a big deal when a refrigerated train car rolled up filled to the brim with pears.

Florence, Nebraska


Florence, now a neighborhood of Omaha, was once one of the oldest cities in Nebraska.

Marker Monday: Pibel Lake Recreation Area


Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. 

Pibel Lake Recreation Area grew out of an 1897 irrigation claim for water rights. 150 years and two...

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

Today in Nebraska History

Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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