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    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 101 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 1 video television tv full program episode special magazine Bucklin Artist Grimm Vanderpool Lieutenant Colonel Lt Col Adams Lane Cattle Rancher Foreman Nation Maddux Sibbit Historian Carter Poet Laureate Ted Kooser Lavicky...
    • This episode includes: Fantasia in Clay, Cowgirl Up, Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes, The Blizzard of 1949, Two Convicts in a Haystack, and Blizzard Voices of 1888.
    • Nebraska Stories: Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Nebraska's Tuskegee Heroes video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Colonel Lt Col Adams Lane NE story Great Plains Alabama state people history historic historical idea ideas event events life African-American...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. But in 1941, an Army Air Forces (formerly Army Air Corps) program was started in Tuskegee, Alabama to train African Americans to fly and...
    • Zora Neale Hurston at Chautauqua -- June 27, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Zora Neale Hurston at Chautauqua Kansas Broken Bow Plattsmouth Great Depression folklore folklorist African-American black race civil rights movement author
    • The Kansas-Nebraska Chautauqua brought author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston to stages in Broken Bow and Plattsmouth. The overall theme for this year's Chautauqua is the Great Depression.
    • Remembering Vivian Strong -- June 20, 2009

    • Humanities Desk audio radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Remembering Vivian Strong North Omaha community African-American Black girl police officer shooting 1969 race riot Civil Rights
    • Forty years ago, North Omaha broke out in riots at the news that a 14-year-old Black girl was shot and killed by a police officer. Now, for the first time, Strong's sister talks about the events that left a permanent mark on Omaha's predominantly...
    • Frontier University Dreams: A Story of Botantists, Bodysnatchers, and Bugeaters (Full Program...

    • Frontier University Dreams A Story of Botantists, Bodysnatchers, and Bugeaters video television tv full program episode documentary historical historic history Geyer Cavett Historian McKee Architectural Logan-Peters English Professor Knoll Nebraska...
    • Pioneering the harsh landscape of Nebraska was difficult enough in 1869. Pioneering a new university was almost beyond reason. What was a university? Who should go? What should be taught? There were no guidebooks. No road maps. They were building a...
    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 102 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 2 video television tv full program episode special magazine Wolford Defensive End Langston Trey Coleman Joel Makovicka Head Coach Athletic Director Tom Osborne Speechwriter Ted Sorensen Bob Devaney Ryan Toavs Potter...
    • This episode includes: The First Walk-On, A One-Room School, I Am an American, and A Day in Fontenelle Forest.
    • Nebraska Stories: The First Walk-On (Episode 102 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories The First Walk-On video television tv segment clip special magazine Wolford Defensive End Langston Trey Coleman Joel Makovicka Head Coach Athletic Director Tom Osborne Speechwriter Ted Sorensen Bob Devaney NE story Walk-Ons Walk On...
    • Segment from Episode 2
      Langston Coleman was a tough, African-American kid from the slums of Washington D.C. In 1963, Coleman hitchhiked from Washington D.C. to enroll at the University of Nebraska where he 'walked-on' at football practice in...
    • African-American homesteaders in Nebraska -- February 4, 2008

    • Humanities Desk radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Nicodemus Kansas African-American black history homesteader homesteading plains
    • For more information about homesteading, go to www.nps.gov/home. For information about a program on Nicodemus, Kansas and black homesteaders, visit http://www.nps.gov/home/parknews/blackhistory.htm.
    • Grandaughters of black homesteader are link to history -- February 11, 2008

    • Humanities Desk radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Nicodemus Kansas African-American black history homesteader homesteading plains David Hannah Patrick Hamilton County
    • A Nebraska family traces its roots to a man standing at a crossroads in history . . . the intersection of slavery and homesteading. (Photo: David and Hannah Patrick, courtesy of Plainsman Museum.)
    • Art Treasures of Nebraska: Paper Boats (1949) by Jacob Lawrence

    • Art Treasures of Nebraska Paper Boats 1949 by Jacob Lawrence video television tv segment clip Sheldon Memorial Gallery Lincoln treasure boat New York Harlem American life street poverty black African-American African history paint painting 1900s...
    • In Paper Boats, Lawrence celebrates familiar surroundings and routine activities.
    • Art Treasures of Nebraska: Portrait of a Young Man (1960) by Aaron Douglas

    • Art Treasures of Nebraska Portrait of a Young Man 1960 by Aaron Douglas video television tv segment clip Museum MONA Kearney treasure New York Harlem black African-American African American life history culture renaissance charcoal on paper 1900s...
    • At the Museum of Nebraska Art, Portrait of a Young Man provides a glimpse into the trailblazing art of Aaron Douglas.
    • Great Plains Great Books: 'Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race War and Its Legacy'

    • Great Plains Great Books Riot Remembrance Tulsa Race War Legacy race racial tension lynching Oklahoma black history African-American experience
    • A forbidden subject for decades, Tulsa's 1921 racial bloodletting has recently become the subject of several books, some better than others but none quite like this one. The reason is that the author is concerned equally with two related yet...
    • Photos tell story of Blacks in Lincoln 1910-1925 -- August 18, 2008

    • Humanities Desk radio history literature art religion Nebraska life Lincoln photos photo photograph picture pictures African-American black blacks culture photographer Johnson Keister McWilliams 1910 1925
    • Forty years ago, a couple of boxes of photo negatives sold for $15 at a garage sale. The pictures turned out to be a historical goldmine. Deciding that John Johnson was the photographer is a change from previous scholarship. At one time, the...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • 1903 cover to the sheet music for 'I'm a Jonah Man' (from the musical In Dahomey). Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. He was by far the...
    • Carmen Jones

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    • A production of Carmen Jones that is staged in contemporary clothing and features an all African-American cast. It is illustrated by the Mexican artist, Miguel Covarrubias, who is captured by the jazz music and dancing in Harlem nightclubs

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