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.

Nebraska Railroad Maps – 1861-1898

This video gallery includes Railroad Maps from 1861 – 1898 from the New York Public Library – Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Collection – public domain.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: Otoe County – Nebraska City, Talmage & Syracuse – 1883 – 1939

These Southeast Nebraska maps come from the collections of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provide an historical database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company.

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.

City & Township Maps from the Official State Atlas of Nebraska – 1885

This gallery contains Southeast Nebraska city and township maps from the Official State Atlas of Nebraska – 1885.


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