We hardly think of pears as rare or exotic fruits anymore, but in 1914 it was a big deal when a refrigerated train car rolled up filled to the brim with pears.
Throwback Thursday Photograph
This 1907 Solomon Butcher photo is fittingly titled Harvest Queen. We don't know who the woman in the photo is, but we do know she is ROCKING that outfit.
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.
A glimpse into History Nebraska's own past! This photo shows three men working in our Archeology Lab in 1935.
Doing laundry now is unpleasant on the best of days. This 1905 Otoe County laundry day looks especially rough.
Learning to sew has never looked more adorable.
Lincoln has seen a lot of rain this week, but not quite as much as these two.
We hope today's Throwback Thursday photo is right up your alley. The Boyden Pharmacy bowling team gather around the ball return at the Lincoln Bowling Parlors, 236 North 12 Street, on February 18, 1946. Bowling has been a long time favorite pastime in Nebraska. Where is favorite place to knock down a few pins?
In 1909, Lexington Business College hosted the legendary Fisk Jubilee Singers. The occasion was recorded by Solomon Butcher.
Congrats to all recent University of Nebraska graduates from us here at History Nebraska!