Prior to the Boy Scouts, there were several youth organizations based on King Arthur and the Arthurian legend. One such organization was the Knighthood of Youth. Directed by the National Child Welfare Association, the Knighthood of Youth was intended for school children, 7-12 years of age. Each local chapter or club was known as a “Circle” or “Castle” of the Knighthood of Youth. The goal of the Knighthood of Youth (or “K of Y”) was to provide activities for children that would promote honesty, cleanliness (and other good habits), and good citizenship.
October is American Archives Month. Do you have home videos? Do you want to know how to preserve them? Check out NSHS Curator of Audiovisual Collection Curator Paul Eisoeffel's 6 tips on how to take care of your home videos.
October is American Archives Month. To help celebrate and educate, NSHS Curator of Audiovisual Collections Paul Eisloeffel has created 5 tips to help you care for your home movie films.
Nebraska “history makers” gathered for the Nebraska State Historical Society awards luncheon on Friday, October 14, at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. You can read about the award winners and their contributions to Nebraska history in the following paragraphs.
Your family's heirloom photographs are special treasures. Taking proper care of them is an important responsibility. Here are a few things to watch for and suggestions on how to protect your family photographs. Temperature & Humidity:
by Cindy Drake, NSHS Library Curator