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.

Trans-Mississippi Exposition – Omaha: 1898 – Images from the Oglala Sioux Tribe

The Indian Congress occurred from August 4 to October 31, 1898 in Omaha, Nebraska, in conjunction with the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition.

Trans-Mississippi International Exposition – Omaha – Color Photographs by F. A. Rinehart

Omaha was transformed as it played host to the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition in the Summer of 1898.

Lincoln Highway: The invention of the Road-Trip

The Lincoln Highway was the road that came before our Nebraska Interstate 80. It was the first official road across the United States. Today we recognize a similar route to this road as Interstate 80. Interstate 80 was completed across Nebraska in 1974.

Yesterday & Today: Southeast Nebraska Courthouses

Explore the historic Courthouses of Southeast Nebraska!

Settlement of the West: Omaha – 1838-1906

This gallery contains images and maps of the beginning of Westward Expansion into Nebraska Territory and the City of Omaha under the motto:
“Fortiter in Re” – Courageously in Every Enterprise.

Photos from the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information – 1936-1940: Our 2021 Calendar

This gallery preview contains 10 images out of 39 from our 2021 Calendar of Southeast Nebraska Towns and Counties photographed by the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information by John Vachon and Arthur Rothstein from 1936-1940. Cities and counties include: Lincoln, Omaha, Lancaster, Gage, Jefferson, Seward, York, Richardson, Otoe & Thayer.