Clara Colby: Suffragette of Southeast Nebraska

A new book was published in 2020 about our Southeast Nebraska Suffragette, Clara Colby. Clara Colby was also the first librarian of Beatrice. The book, “Clara Colby: The International Suffragist” was written by John Holliday who discovered Clara Colby in his family tree.

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Palmer-Epard Cabin – Homestead National Historic Park

The Palmer-Epard Cabin was built by George W. Palmer in 1867. It was moved to the Homestead National Monument in 1950.

Gage County: Portrait and Biographical Album – 1888

Portrait and Biographical Album of Gage County, Nebraska: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the County by Chapman Brothers (Chicago, Ill.) – 1888.

U. S. Presidential Election 1908: Bryan vs. Taft

In the U. S. Presidential Election – Fall of 1908, William H. Taft (Republican Nominee) decided to campaign in William Jennings Bryans’ (Democratic Nominee) “stomping grounds” of Southeast Nebraska.

Nichols Park Bandstand – Beatrice – 105 Years Old – A Timeline History

Bandstands; the importance of the community bandstand is lost on most of us as modern living people of 2021 but the community bandstand was an icon of progress for Southeast Nebraska communities at the turn of the 20th Century.

Sonderegger German Nursery Catalogs – Fairbury & Beatrice

This gallery contains catalog images from Garden & Seed catalogs of the Sonderegger German Nurseries of Fairbury and Beatrice from 1895 – 1940.

Nebraska Historic Building Survey – Beatrice – 2010

The Nebraska Historic Buildings Survey – Beatrice – Prepared for the Nebraska State Historical Society State Preservation Office – 2010

Yesterday & Today: Southeast Nebraska Courthouses

Explore the historic Courthouses of Southeast Nebraska!