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Date:
June 4, 2018
Time:
12:00pm to 12:15pm
Location:
Nebraska History Museum

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Fire Fighting in 1878

05/25/2018

Firefighting in 1800s Nebraska was never easy and frequently chaotic.

Jubilee Singers (RG2608.PH766)

Throwback Thursday Photograph, Jubilee Singers

05/23/2018

In 1909, Lexington Business College hosted the legendary Fisk Jubilee Singers. The occasion was recorded by Solomon Butcher. 

Crime on Streetcars

05/22/2018

According to the Omaha Daily Bee in September 1875, robbing a street car was a two-step process. 1. Run the car off the track. 2. "Gobble the money box."

Marker Monday: Tonwantonga

05/21/2018

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today, we focus on the site of the Omaha village of Tonwantonga, home to about 1100 people and led by Chief...

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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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