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Grand Grocery, 1942


Color photography was still relatively rare and expensive in 1942 when photographer John Vachon stopped at the Grand Grocery at 1000 P Street in downtown Lincoln. 

Hilary LeFevere sewed the text blocks back together and rebound them in their original cases.

Treating Douglas County Field Notes


Tape and cloth covers can only do so much to protect and extend the life of books. Especially when they are older and in need of major repair.

Emily Fontenelle's fancy handbag


This handbag reflects Emily Fontenelle’s mixed-race Pawnee heritage and her nineteenth- and twentieth-century lifetime. 

Nebraska Sites Map

Where are the Sites?


Nebraska is the 16th largest state by area in the nation, clocking in at around 49,500,000 acres. So how do archeologists know where sites are located? 

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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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