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Roping Elk

James E. Farley about 1904. NSHS RG2608-2116 (at left). Cowboys occasionally roped more than cattle or horses, as James E. Farley recalled in Solomon D. Butcher’s ...

Timeline Tuesday: Labor Day Parade, 1894

Omaha's Labor Day parade of 1894 was a "wonderfully successful affair, and was viewed from railings, steps, windows and sidewalks by fully 30,000 people," according to ...

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