The family of William Kelley pose among the rows of their celery field. The Keller’s farm was located six miles west of Kearney on an island in the Platte River. Nebraska Photographer Solomon D. Butcher captured this photograph in 1904. At that time, Butcher had a studio in Kearney.
Gone fishing! Three young boys fish the pond at Hanscom Park in Omaha in today’s Throwback Thursday photo. If the string of fish the youngest boy holds, the pint-sized fishermen appear to be quite successful their simple lines and homemade pole. Omaha photographer Nathaniel Dewell captured this sweet scene on June 20, 1928.
Spring is here! In today’s Throwback Thursday photograph features a large group of students from McKinley School posed on the steps of Science Hall on the University of Nebraska campus in about 1910. Each student and two teachers hold bird houses they have built. McKinley School operated at 230 S. 15th Street in Lincoln from 1902-1927.