Walking Malone History: The Visible and the Invisible
April 18, 2021
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Historic Plaques, central Trago Park, North 22nd and T Streets, Lincoln NE

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The Origins of the Husker Volleyball Team


The University of Nebraska women's volleyball team is known for its large fan base and its five national championships, but this wasn't always the case. 

1952 Huskerville Polio Outbreak


A small Lincoln community experienced a polio epidemic, but it was unclear what exactly caused the unusual outbreak. The mystery remained until a later study revealed a cringe-worthy discovery. 

Why John G. Neihardt was named Nebraska Poet Laureate in 1921


One hundred years ago, on April 18, 1921, the Nebraska state legislature became the first to name a state poet laureate, honoring forty-year-old John G. Neihardt of Bancroft. What prompted the legislature to...

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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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