World War I had a massive impact on every state in the Union, and Nebraska was no exception. This video, produced after the war, shows some of Nebraska's World War I experiences before, during, and after the war
It was a challenge, but our Ford Conservation Center helped the Wikel family preserve their grandfather's 116-year-old oil landscape paintings.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. When the Dust Bowl hit the midwest, one of the things that helped some Nebraskans pull through was the increased use of deep well irrigation techniques.
Poster featuring the Saturday Evening Post cover for the July 24, 1948 issue. The cover features the illustration "Photos on Fake Broncos" by John Falter. The illustration depicts a family of four standing and riding on a horse and a bull for a photograph. In the foreground is a man in a tan shirt, pants, cowboy hat, and boots holding the camera. A sign with photograph prices is standing up next to the photographer. He is waving to one man riding a bull to move over. A woman with blond hair is standing by the back of the horse.
Anti-suffragists reacted to Nebraska's 1917 limited suffrage law with a mix of condescension and actual fraud. But it didn't work.
Early airmail pilots flew open-cockpit biplanes, using simple technology and facilities. In the space of 10 years, things became dramatically different.