Anti-suffragists reacted to Nebraska's 1917 limited suffrage law with a mix of condescension and actual fraud. But it didn't work.
Early airmail pilots flew open-cockpit biplanes, using simple technology and facilities. In the space of 10 years, things became dramatically different.
A few short stops on the way to the Black Hills in the 1870s led to invaluable photos of the Red Cloud and Spotted Tail Indian Agencies.
Lydia McIntyre was the best panhandler on 20th century Omaha's streets. When she died in 1937, she was found to have a surprisingly large amount of money stashed away in the bank.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing a moment of international connection when the son of a Russian Tsar was treated to a buffalo hunt by Buffalo Bill Cody.
In 1874, a Pawnee man named White Fox died from disease while traveling in Sweden. Tragically, his remains didn't make it back home for over a century thanks to the disturbing decision of a Swedish professor.
Shortly after the introduction of cars came car thieves. According to an Omaha-based magazine, the worst thieves weren't the ones that stole the whole car, but those that took specific parts.
By the time Harriet S. Brooks became a senior founding member of the Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association, she had been promoting women's right to vote for decades in Michigan and Illinois.
We hardly think of pears as rare or exotic fruits anymore, but in 1914 it was a big deal when a refrigerated train car rolled up filled to the brim with pears.