October is American Archives Month. To celebrate, the archivists at Nebraska State Historical Society have planned an exciting month-long celebration. Discover new Nebraska history resources. Ask an Archivist, "What the heck is an archivist!?" Find tips to care for your family treasures. And take a sneak peak behind the closed doors of the NSHS Archives. Join us as we celebrate the preservation of Nebraska History.
October 2nd marks 99 years since the opening of the Arcadia Township Library in Valley County. The library was designed by the Lincoln firm of Fiske and Meginnis. It was built with funding provided by the Carnegie Corporation. Additional funds donated by members of the Arcadia community and raised by the Arcadia Ladies Up-to-Date Club were used to purchase the building site and to furnish the library. The cornerstone for the building was laid on March 24, 1917. This dedication program comes from the NSHS County Files collection.
Welcome to Wild Weather Wednesday. We’ll post a photo from our collections depicting an extreme weather event from Nebraska’s past.
Dog Soup Party, Pine Ridge Sioux. RG0802.120-82
By Kylie Kinley, Assistant Editor
Caption: Interior of Fred Trute’s liquor store, Seward, Nebraska. NSHS RG2536-5-10