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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...
    • 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.
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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
    • Dress

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    • Black dress with long sleeves. Shoulder pads. 'V' neck. Two sequined pockets at upper front chest. Deep waistband on front only. Two heavily sequined panels attach at bottom of front waistband and side seam giving effect of low peplum. Front skirt...
    • Dress

    • Costume (mode of fashion) ;Clothing ;Dresses (garments)
    • 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)
    • Full length red crepe day dress. Shoulder pads. Square collar with bow at right front corner. Pleating at collar from neckline to shoulder. Tucks at bodice. Tiered skirt with box pleats in back. Top stitching along waist on back. Self-fabric belt

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