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    • War Ends

    • Schuyler Sun Japanese Surrender V-Day J-DAy celebrate celebration end of the war
    • ‘War Ends; Japanese Surrender’ Schuyler Sun
    • newspaper
    • Meat on the black market

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    • “If the ration points are cut, so must the prices be. Slashed points without slashed prices are one of the surest clues to black-market meats.”
    • Image
    • Tri-County supporters at proposed Plum Creek reservoir site in 1931

    • Plum Creek Reservoirs C.W. Tri-County Projec photo article newspaper Nebraska Conaughy Senator George Norris
    • “Looking over the site for the Plum Creek Reservoirs,” was the caption given in newspapers when this group toured the area just east of Elwood in which the proposed the Tri-County Project would be built, 1930s. C.W. Conaughy is 4th from the left,...
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    • Susan La Flesche and her sisters

    • Susan LaFlesche La Flesche physician doctor Picotte Native American Indian Omaha tribe
    • (Left to right) Nettie Fremont (?), Mary Tyndall, Susan La Flesche, & Susan’s sister Marguerite, 1880.
    • photo
    • Train and home near North Platte

    • Scene Union Pacific near North Platte home Railroad Union Pacific historical west train
    • 1102 - Scene on Union Pacific near North Platte, NE
    • photo
    • 'Institutional Care of Behavior Problem Boys'

    • Father Flanagan, reconstruction, rehabilitation, problem boys, catholic charities
    • 16 page document by Father Flanagan, benefit of reconstruction and rehabilitation of behavior problem boys, institutional care
    • document
    • Louisiana Purchase Treaty

    • Louisiana Purchase Treaty photo Jefferson Lewis Clark Westward expansion Manifest Destiny Thomas President France
    • 1803, American acquisition from France of the formerly Spanish region of Louisiana.
    • photo. Click here for transcript: http://www.nebraskastudies.org/historyimg/transcript/Louisiana_Purchase.htm
    • Alexander Swan

    • Swan beef cattle ranch Union stockyards Wyoming Omaha Hereford
    • 1831-1905. First rancher to introduce Hereford cattle to the U.S. Swan was involved in building the Union Stockyards in Omaha. Swan Land & Cattle Company ranged over 1 million acres in Wyoming.
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    • Kansas-Nebraska map, 1855

    • Map Kansas Kanzas Nebraska territory territory Kansas-Nebraska Colton cartography cartographer purchase act land midwest Missouri Compromise
    • 1855 Map of new Nebraska and Kansas territories by Joseph Hutchins Colton
    • image
    • 1876 Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Map of Nebraska

    • Map Nebraska railroad railroads railway railways company companies Burlington Missouri MO land grants sections travel vehicle diagram train trains road rail way
    • 1876 Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Co. land grants in Nebraska. After the first railroad was completed across the state in 1867, thousands more took the train to Nebraska. With the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869, people could...
    • map
    • 1880 Map of Union Pacific R. R. land grants in Nebraska

    • Map Union Pacific railroad railway train trains land grant grants route travel rail rails road roads way ways transport vehicles vehicle R. R.
    • 1880 Union Pacific R. R. land grants in Nebraska. Approximately 16 percent of Nebraska’s total land mass was given to various railroad companies, either by the federal government or by the state. Along the lines of the state’s two major railroads,...
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    • Alfonza W. Davis receives Aviation Hall of Fame plaque

    • Alfonza W. Davis Paul Adams Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel 302nd Fighter Squadron U.S. Air Force born Greenville, SC resident Lincoln, NE Aviation Hall of Fame African American
    • 2 Tuskegee Airmen, including Paul Adams, honoring Alfonza W. Davis
    • photo
    • Group Picture of 'Tuskegee Airmen, Graduating Class of 1944'

    • Charles Lane Jr. Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO resident Omaha, NE graduation class of 1944
    • 24 Pilots in combat jackets and helmets, including Charles Lane Jr. line up in front of a fighter plane. Charles Lane Jr., Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel, 99th Fighter Squadron born St. Louis, MO resident Omaha, NE
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