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Sketch of Oto hunters on horseback by Titian Peale.

Discovering High Plains Horsemanship through Nebraska Archeology

02/20/2019

History Nebraska houses collections from archeological sites spanning 12,000 years of human history across the state. Recently, research on broken horse bones from our collections contributed to a greater...

Marker Monday: Axtell, Nebraska

02/18/2019

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

This week we're focusing on the village of Axtell, the birthplace of two-time Olympic Gold Medalist...

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

Was William Jennings Bryan a Good Newspaper Editor?

02/15/2019

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

02/14/2019

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.

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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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