Our reference staff can sometimes seem like historical detectives, searching for clues to figure out mysteries that the public needs help with. This is one of those times.
A glimpse into History Nebraska's own past! This photo shows three men working in our Archeology Lab in 1935.
The 1874 state fair in Omaha was supposed to be a chance for Nebraska to show off its agricultural potential. A massive swarm of Rocky Mountain locusts had different plans.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.
Today we focus on a site near Scotia, Nebraska once called Happy Jack's Peak that later became a chalk mine that helped pioneers build their homes.
Nebraska's women artists that were active between 1880 and 1950 left a huge legacy, but you might not know that at first glance.