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    • Ag College Dreams: The Real Cornhuskers (Full Program Replay)

    • Ag College Dreams The Real Cornhuskers video television tv full program episode documentary historical historic history Geyer Cavett Nebraska State Society Historian Carter McCullough McKee Agronomy Horitculture Baenziger Logan-Peters Gangwish...
    • A look at the history of the Ag College at UNL. The University of Nebraska was founded in 1869 and its Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources has become a national and international powerhouse in teaching, research, and extension education.
    • Art Treasures of Nebraska: The Oregon Trail (1945) by Thomas Hart Benton

    • Art Treasures of Nebraska The Oregon Trail 1945 by Thomas Hart Benton video television tv segment clip Francis Parkman Museum MONA Kearney treasure Missouri Great Plains Native American Indian pioneer pioneers book watercolor illustration...
    • The Oregon Trail is vividly portrayed in a series of original illustrations by Thomas Hart Benton at the Museum of Nebraska Art.
    • Map illustrating 'donut' concept

    • Beef Cattlemen Cattle Land Baron Donuting Fraud
    • Rancher would buy land in small pieces to surround public land, creating a donut shape. The rancher thus effectively cut all others off from using that public land and was able to act as if it was his/her own in the late 1800s.
    • Charles E. Bessey

    • Botany Beef Charles E. Bessey
    • The story of range management began in the late 1800s at the University of Nebraska with botanist Charles Edwin Bessey, a member of the Nebraska Hall of Fame. Bessey revolutionized botany, both in how it was studied and how it was used. In...
    • Joslyn Art Museum

    • DowntownOmaha
    • The Joslyn Art Museum opened in 1931. The Museum was built as a gift to the city from Sarah Joslyn as a way to remember her husband George. The Joslyn Art Museum displays mostly American and European art from the 1800s and 1900s. It is also famous...
    • Old Market

    • DowntownOmaha restaurants shopping
    • The Old Market is Nebraska’s number one tourist attraction. The Spaghetti Works building was the first building in the Old Market. It was built in the 1800s. Farmers would come there to trade their food so the building was like a grocery...
    • Old Market

    • DowntownOmaha restaurants shopping
    • The Old Market is Nebraska’s number one tourist attraction. The Spaghetti Works building was the first building in the Old Market. It was built in the 1800s. Farmers would come there to trade their food so the building was like a grocery...
    • 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...
    • Gustavus 'August' Franklin Swift

    • Gustavus August Swift meatpacking Swift Bros & Company, chicago
    • Swift and his brother founded the meatpacking company, Swift Bros & Company, in Chicago during the late 1800s and developed the first ice-cooled railroad car to ship dressed meats. Born 1839. died 1903.
    • Nebraska Stories: Blizzard Voices of 1888 (Episode 101 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Blizzard Voices of 1888 video television tv segment clip special magazine Bucklin Poet Laureate Ted Kooser NE story The Great Plains Dakota Kansas Territory state people history historic historical event events life snow storm...
    • Segment from Episode 1
      Nebraska poet and essayist, Ted Kooser, the 13th U.S. Poet Laureate, reads from his collection of poems recording the devastation unleashed on the Great Plains by the Jan. 12, 1888 blizzard. The Blizzard Voices is based on...
    • 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: Episode 103 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 3 video television tv full program episode special magazine Geyer Wolford Lesiak Organizer Williams Bush Pollard Abalos Chapp Williams Historian Carter narrator Harris Momaday biographer Christianson Saiz writer Starita...
    • This episode includes: The Liberators, Greening of the Dust Bowl, Loren Eiseley's Reflections of the Depression, White Buffalo Girl, Giving Thanks at a One Room School, and Piano in Tow.
    • Nebraska Stories: White Buffalo Girl (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories White Buffalo Girl video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Lesiak Saiz writer Starita Black Elk Moon Hawk NE story Great Plains Niobrara Neligh Oklahoma Elkhorn River Valley people history historic historical event...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      In May of 1877, hundreds of Ponca people - men, women and children - were forced to leave their Nebraska homeland and sent on a nightmare journey into Indian Territory. Four days into the journey a baby girl named White...
    • Ragtime Cabaret: 'Elite Syncopations'

    • Ragtime Cabaret audio television tv segment clip Elite Syncopations Oliva music piano American America midwest 1800 1800s late nineteenth 19th early twentieth 20th century African Africa European Europe culture composition Joplin rhythm syncopated...
    • Jack Oliva plays 'Elite Syncopations' by Scott Joplin.
    • Ragtime Cabaret: 'Mississippi Rag'

    • Ragtime Cabaret audio television tv segment clip Mississippi Rag Oliva music piano American America midwest 1800 1800s late nineteenth 19th early twentieth 20th century African Africa European Europe culture composition Joplin rhythm syncopated...
    • Jack Oliva plays 'Mississippi Rag' by W.H. Krell.
    • Ragtime Cabaret: 'Euphonic Sounds'

    • Ragtime Cabaret video television tv segment clip dualformat audio Euphonic Sounds Oliva music piano American America midwest 1800 1800s late nineteenth 19th early twentieth 20th century African Africa European Europe culture composition Joplin...
    • Jack Oliva plays 'Euphonic Sounds' by Scott Joplin.
    • Ragtime Cabaret: 'Sunburst Rag'

    • Ragtime Cabaret video television tv segment clip dualformat audio Sunburst Rag Oliva music piano American America midwest 1800 1800s late nineteenth 19th early twentieth 20th century African Africa European Europe culture composition Joplin rhythm...
    • Jack Oliva plays 'Sunburst Rag' by James Scott.

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