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See our new temporary exhibits before they’re gone – The Great War and Food Will Win the War

Photo of the “Food Will Win the War” exhibit on display at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island now through September 5 in the Pinnacle Bank Expo ...

Flashback Friday: Helen Keller Shocked at Nebraska’s Poor Financial Assistance for the Blind

Unidentified man with Helen Keller and her secretary, Polly Thompson during her visit to Lincoln on May 12, 1947. Thompson communicated with Keller by touch. ...

Timeline Tuesday: Nebraska’s Dog and Pony Show

Welcome to our new weekly series, “Timeline Tuesday.” Every Tuesday, we’ll post a brief Nebraska history story. The late NSHS historian and Nebraska History Associate ...

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