William Jennings Bryan, arms outstretched, delivering a speech, circa 1905.

Was William Jennings Bryan a Good Newspaper Editor?


Did you know William Jennings Bryan was the editor of the Omaha World-Herald for two years? Or that he didn't do a lot of actual editing in that time?

Funny, Weird, and Aggressively Wholesome: Valentine's Day Cards in Our Collections


It's Valentines Day and we've been looking through our collections for the best card. Join us on this journey. Be warned, there's a bit of weird along the way.

Send a Valentine to your Valentine from Valentine: History of the Cachet Program


Marker Monday: The Loup City Riot, 1934


Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the 1934 Loup City Riot, which was sparked by rumors of a strike in the drought-stricken ...

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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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