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The Long Journey of Dan Jibreus

Last year this blog featured a post that discussed a Nebrsaka History article, "The Long Journey of White Fox." The article tells the story of three Pawnee men ...

The Nebraska Highway Archeology Program—Rescuing Important Historical Information in the Path of Road Building Since 1959

Nebraska Archaeology Month (September) may be almost over, but archaeology knows no season!  In the 1960s, highway archeologists worked hard to recover ...

Midwest Archives Conference Presidents’ Award

Has an individual or organization in your community done extraordinary work or given support for your archives? If so, consider nominating him or her for a Midwest ...

Did Nebraska’s James Iler Discover Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)? and Other Tales of Life and Death in Territorial Nebraska

During the 1860s, Nebraska City was a major depot for freighting across the plains by both individuals and large companies. NSHS RG2294-37   In 1860 James Iler of ...

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