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John Gregory Bourke Photographs of Native Americans

Captain John Gregory Bourke, ca. 1893 [RG2955.PH000002] John Gregory Bourke was born in Philadelphia in 1846. He distinguished himself at the Civil War battle of Stones ...

Eli Ricker Wounded Knee interviews

Judge Eli S. Ricker of Chadron, Nebraska, April 1916, age 73. The button on his lapel says, "Votes for Women." [RG1227.PH000001-000002]   Eli Seavey Ricker was born in ...

The Mystery of the William A. Wolfe Atlas Collection

Forty years ago on August 1, 1977, I started my career in the library of the Nebraska State Historical Society.  The Library was located on the second floor of the ...

Throwback Thursday Photo, Pioneer Park Golf Course

Fore! Today’s Throwback Thursday photo takes us to the opening day of the Pioneer Park Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska. Teeing off in the photo are (left to right) Ted ...

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