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    • 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...
    • Charles E. Bessey in his office at the University of Nebraska

    • University of Nebraska 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Solomon Butcher: Frontier Photographer

    • video Solomon Butcher photographs photographer 19th century nineteenth century custer county nebraska
    • Video In the late 1800s, Solomon D. Butcher set out to produce a photographic history of Custer County, Nebraska.
    • 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: 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...
    • Ragtime Cabaret: 'Whittling Remus'

    • Ragtime Cabaret video television tv segment clip dualformat audio Whittling Remus Oliva music piano American America midwest 1800 1800s late nineteenth 19th early twentieth 20th century African Africa European Europe culture composition Joplin...
    • Jack Oliva discusses the heritage of Ragtime and plays 'Whittling Remus' by Thomas Broady.
    • 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.
    • 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: '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: '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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • The Creightons: Building The Dream (Full Program Replay)

    • The Creightons Building The Dream video television tv full program episode documentary historical historic history Maryott Historian Wishart Jacobs Snoddy President Reverend Rev Schlegel Mihelich State Society Carter Lauritzen Edward Ed James John...
    • Their family name is part of the Omaha, Nebraska landscape and forever linked to the nationally recognized Creighton University campus. But, who were these immigrant men and women who scratched out a life in the United States and realized the...
    • 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...

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