August 7, 2021
10:00am to 2:00pm
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Czech Capital

Marker Monday: Czech Capital


Many nationalities blended in America and Nebraska to create our great nation and state. Prominent among them were the Czechs.

Indigenous boarding schools in Nebraska


History Nebraska employees were deeply saddened by the recent discoveries of Indigenous children’s remains at residential schools in Canada. Nebraska has its own ugly past with “Indian Schools.”

Anastatic Declaration

America Birth Certificate


On June 7, 1776, the Continental Congress appointed a committee of five men to draft a statement declaring the American Colonies independent of British rule.

People sleeping on the lawn of the Nebraska State Capitol

It’s Too Hot to Sleep Inside!


During the Great Depression Nebraskans became accustomed to living under trying conditions. People had to cope not only with hard economic times but with the intense heat accompanied by a drought that plagued...

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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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