On a spring evening in April 1873, a large crowd gathered in Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, a small frame building near the southeast corner of Eighteenth Street and Capitol Avenue in Omaha, Nebraska.
Interior studio portrait of He Dog, a Sioux man. RG2955.PH000007
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.
Today, we're focusing on the city at the literal center of Clay County, the appropriately named Clay Center.
A bit of post-election humor from the NSHS collections seems appropriate just a few days before the 2016 election—but it has a dark backstory unrelated to politics. How did this piece of paper come to reside in the NSHS collections?