Even in larger cities like Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska always feels like a small town where everyone knows everyone else. And the mission statement of the Nebraska State Historical Society is:“The Nebraska State Historical Society collects, preserves, and opens to all, the histories we share.” Occasionally, the "histories we share" can be quite serendipitous! I'm Megan Griffiths, a conservation technician at the Ford Center. I had the distinct pleasure of witnessing one such story.
Practical business education has changed greatly during the last century. Once mandatory, penmanship and typing courses have been replaced by instruction in keyboarding. Shorthand is seldom used except for personal note-taking.