Lincoln (Nebraska)

1930s Lincoln loved novelty food stands. Our favorite was the root beer stand that was shaped like root beer, but if root beer had eyes and hair and could smile.

Flooding at 12th and O Streets in Lincoln, 1912 (RG2158-24-7)

Lincoln has seen a lot of rain this week, but not quite as much as these two.

50th and last bi-cameral Nebraska Legislature, 1935 (RG2141.PH000041-000004)

50th and last bi-cameral Nebraska Legislature, 1935 (RG2141.PH000041-000004)

Today is the second day of the second session of the 105th Nebraska Legislature. Today’s #ThrowbackThursday photo features the fiftieth and last bi-cameral session of the Nebraska Legislature in 1935.

Volunteers of America distributing baskets for Thanksgiving [RG2791.PH0-000003]

Volunteers of America distributing baskets for Thanksgiving [RG2791.PH0-000003]

Happy Thanksgiving! Today’s Throwback Thursday photograph features members of Volunteers of America ready to distribute Thanksgiving baskets to families in need in 1913. 

World War I soldier kissing a girl, 1917 (RG2841.PH000001-000028)

World War I soldier kissing a girl, 1917 (RG2841.PH000001-000028)

 

A long kiss goodbye. Today’s Throwback Thursday photograph captures an American doughboy saying goodbye to his girl in Lincoln, Nebraska on September 5, 1917.

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