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Fire and Accident a Friend to Coyotes

Hunters exhibit their trophies following a hunt in Franklin County in January 1914. NSHS RG3367.PH3-23 (above). Organized hunts for “wolves” (what we now call coyotes) ...

The Rescue of Oscar Phelps

Clifton E. Mayne. From Omaha Illustrated (Omaha, 1888) (at left). “Quite an exciting scene was witnessed last evening, on the river bank just opposite Boyd’s packing ...

The Dangers of Jazz Dancing

This cartoon appeared with the article in the Sunday Lincoln Journal and Star on August 12, 1934, illustrating Dr. Adler's advice “Want to live longer? DON’T dance ...

More from the Corner Drugstore

We’re always pleased when readers can provide more information about the photos we post. In response to a recent post, “The Corner Drugstore, 1934,” we received this ...

From October through December, the Nebraska History Museum in Lincoln is featuring items from the Elkhorn Valley Museum and Research Center in Norfolk. The Elkhorn ...

Emory Wyman and Compulsory Voting Posted on October 26, 2012 by pgaster After Shelton resident Emory Wyman (1834-1929) was elected to the Nebraska House of ...

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