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History Nebraska publishes works that explore Nebraska history and culture. Our readers range from professional historians to history buffs to curious people who simply find that learning about the past helps them better enjoy living and traveling here. We all share a passion for well-crafted historical writing.

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Traveling Schoolhouses

Dwindling rural population and improved modes of transportation have brought the demise of many Nebraska school districts, along with a decline in the number of one-room ...

Trans-Mississippi Exposition Parade

The Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition was opened by President William McKinley on June 1, 1898. The Omaha Evening Bee of that date reported at length on the ...

Trans-Mississippi Exposition, Opening of

The Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition of 1898 attracted some 2.5 million visitors between June l and October 31, 1898. Highlights included displays of ...

Trans-Mississippi Exposition Centennial

The Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition of 1898 was an effort by Omaha to advance its promoters' claims that it was the gateway to the wonders of the West. ...

George Francis Train in Kearney

George Francis Train (1829-1904) was an author, orator, businessman, and larger-than-life financial promoter. His connection to Nebraska resulted from his interest in ...

Train, George Francis

George Francis Train (1829-1904) was an author, orator, businessman, and larger-than-life financial promoter. Train's connection to Nebraska resulted from his interest ...

Tractor Testing in Nebraska

The Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory (NTTL) was established in 1920 in response to requirements of the Nebraska Tractor Test Act of 1919, which required all agricultural ...

Square Turn Tractor and Power Farming

"Power farming" with tractors furnishing the motion which for ages had been supplied to machines by the ox, the horse, or by other animals, began to make its presence ...

Tractor Evolution

When the Russians visited the tractor testing laboratory on the campus of the College of Agriculture, they not only were visiting the most famous facility of this kind ...

Tournament Baseball

The Cornhusker State Games recently brought athletes from all over Nebraska to the Capital City. Although these games are only a few years old, statewide athletic ...

Touring Nebraska Orchards in 1872

Well before the emergence of Arbor Day as a state holiday dedicated to tree planting, southeast Nebraska had a number of thriving orchards. The Nebraska State ...

Too Much Beef, a Football Complaint

The football schedules of early Nebraska teams sometimes matched­or mismatched-high school and college teams, and paired both with teams organized by other groups such ...

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