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Ways to become a part of Nebraska history

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Make a cash donation to help us acquire, preserve, and interpret Nebraska’s history. Gifts to History Nebraska help leave a legacy and may help your taxes, too!

The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation is a 501(C3) not-for-profit corporation that also accepts gifts. 

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Volunteers are the heroes of History Nebraska.

So much history, so little time! Your work helps us share access to Nebraska’s stories at our museums and sites, the reference room, and online. 

Learn more about volunteering.

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Call us before you clean out that attic! Your Nebraska family’s photographs, letters, diaries, documents, home movies, tape recordings, videotapes, and artifacts can help tell our state’s stories.

Please contact us if you have items you might share. 


February 20, 2020
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brown Bag Learning Series: Solomon Butcher...

Explore Solomon Butcher’s photographs with UNL professor LuAnn Wandsnider as she explains Butcher’s narrative of “Western...

February 27, 2020
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Community Book Club: The Woman’s Hour: The Gr...

Join the Women’s Foundation of Lincoln and Lancaster County, Lincoln City Libraries and History Nebraska for a community...

March 4, 2020
10:30am to 12:30pm

Homeschool Wednesdays


Homeschool families are invited to the Nebraska History Museum for a fun new learning series offered the first...

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