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Ways to become a part of Nebraska history

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Help tell the many stories of Nebraska’s past. Become a member!

Your membership supports all NSHS programs and Nebraska History magazine. You’ll also enjoy discounts, free sites admission, and special events as well as the quarterly Nebraska History News

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Make a cash donation to help us acquire, preserve, and interpret Nebraska’s history. Gifts to the NSHS 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 NSHS.

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.

Fascinating pieces of the past are yours to share via NSHS Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Post a photo of your visit, research, or family treasure! And please recommend us to friends.

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

Please contact us if you have items you might share. 


February 22, 2018
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Community Dialogue

Join in a community dialogue with Koang Doluony, founder of the Omaha Talons Academy and Seth Mock,...

February 25, 2018
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Can We Take the Elevator to the Top?


Chimney Rock is a very common name for landmarks. While we like to think of ours as the most famous, there are a...

March 1, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm

Digital Preservation Assessment Workshop


Calling all representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and area cultural heritage institutions!


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