December 9, 2018
1:00pm to 5:00pm
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Replacing Old Dobbin With a Delivery Truck


The advent of cars radically changed personal and professional transportation for Nebraskans. The 1911 Nebraska State Journal cheered this revolution with an article about all the good that would come from it....

Watch Where You Sit!


Dr. John Dorwart of Friend, Nebraska wanted to ensure each of his nine children always had something to remember him by. So he made them furniture out of horns.

Conservation Technician Vonnda Shaw (left) and Objects Conservator Rebecca Cashman (right) inpaint losses on the sculpture.

Immaculate Conservation


Much has been made over the last several years over “restoration” work performed by untrained people.  First there was the fiasco of the fresco “Ecce Homo” in the Sanctuary of Mercy church in Borja, Spain, which...

Marker Monday: Maginnis Irrigation Flume


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

Today we focus on one of many irrigation flumes constructed by the Maginnis Flume Factory, which helped...

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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