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    • KFAB tour

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    • Bill MacDonald, KFAB farm service director, poses beside the mobile unit on the outlet tower at Lake McConaughy. The Central District's project was big news in the 1940s, even in urban centers like Omaha.
    • Georgetown work camp

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    • As the lake filled in the early 1940s, the water approached the site of the construction camp that housed hundreds of workers during the construction phase. Called 'Georgetown' after the many men named George who were associated with the project...
    • Lillian Gish as Romola

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    • Gish in still from Romola. Having appeared in over 25 short films and features in her first two years as a movie actress, Lillian became a major star, becoming known as 'The First Lady of the Silent Screen' and appearing in lavish productions,...
    • Lillian and Dorothy Gish

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    • Still from Orphans of the Stomr. Having appeared in over 25 short films and features in her first two years as a movie actress, Lillian became a major star, becoming known as 'The First Lady of the Silent Screen' and appearing in lavish...
    • Lillian Gish

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    • Having appeared in over 25 short films and features in her first two years as a movie actress, Lillian became a major star, becoming known as 'The First Lady of the Silent Screen' and appearing in lavish productions, frequently of literary works...
    • 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: 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.
    • Ensemble

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    • Black crepe dress with matching sequined bolero. Dress has empire waist with rows of sequins and plunging 'V' back neckline. Bodice front gathered. Skirt on bias. Bolero with short sleeves. Rows of sequins over entire bolero
    • Dress

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    • Burgundy velvet dress. Gathered over shoulders and at neckline. Neckline emphasis with self fabric detailing. Long sleeve. Gathered yoke from natural waistline to hipline. Bias cut skirt. Self fabric belt
    • Dress

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    • Steel blue-gray velvet dress. Front of dress has tunic top which is attached to skirt at side seams. 'V' neck. Vertical gathers at bust and at hips in front. Three-quarters length sleeve ruched from elbow to sleeve edge. Self-fabric belt
    • Dress

    • Costume (mode of fashion) ;Clothing ;Dresses (garments)
    • Burgundy velvet dress. Gathered over shoulders and at neckline. Neckline emphasis with self fabric detailing. Long sleeve. Gathered yoke from natural waistline to hipline. Bias cut skirt. Self fabric belt

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