Why is this young man all shook up? Elvis Presley performed at the University of Nebraska Coliseum on May 19, 1956, and at the Omaha Civic Auditorium the next day. This photo from the Omaha show appeared on the World-Herald's front page.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the founding of Genoa, a town settled by Mormons but that was later incorporated into the short-lived Pawnee Reservation in 1859.
We're all about exploring curiosity. Sometimes, curiosity turns a conversation with a friend into years of study and an article about Nebraska's beautiful round barns.
History Nebraska is pleased to announce two Nebraska locations have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Albion Carnegie Library and the Oakland City Auditorium were considered and selected by the National Parks Service for listing.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today we turn our gaze down in order to appreciate the 1.8 million acres of our state soil.
The staff at History Nebraska, including staff at the Ford Center, have spent the last year or so talking a lot about "curiosity". We've had workshops and discussions about why people are curious, what they are curious about, how to increase and nurture our own curiosity to make our jobs easier and our output better. One of the discussions was on topics that people are universally curious about. These include things like: themselves (people everywhere are curious about themselves!), things we don't talk about in polite society (think death, sex and money), f
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today, we focus on a marker dedicated to the roughly 75 members of the Winnebago Tribe who served in the US Army as scouts from 1865-1866.