Hot off the Press! New Nebraska History Books!

It’s been a while since we posted a Nebraska History book list! We have a great new list of recently published books on Nebraska History.

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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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.