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    • The Canteen Spirit (Program Preview)

    • The Canteen Spirit video television tv preview trailer documentary historical history World War II 2 WWII WW2 North Platte Nebraska NE train trains depot stop station rail railway troop troops soldier soldiers food provisions entertainment...
    • 'The Canteen Spirit' chronicles the story of the World War II North Platte Canteen, which made history when residents of 125 communities from across the state greeted millions of soldiers, over a nearly five-year period, as their trains made a...
    • On The Frontline: Nebraskans at War in Iraq - Life at Camp McGovern

    • On The Frontline Nebraskans at War in Iraq Life at Camp McGovern video television tv segment clip documentary Tobias front line Iraqi Bosnian Nebraskan Nebraska Bosnia Army National Guard Troop A 1-167th Cavalry Americans American task force...
    • Program-related extra.
      In 2003, approximately 400 soldiers from 1-167th Cavalry were part of the NATO peacekeeping force in Bosnia. NET Televisions Mike Tobias spent several days with these soldiers. In this clip, viewers see what life is like...
    • The War: Nebraska Stories - Mothers and Sons

    • The War Nebraska Stories video World War II WWII Mothers sons North Platte Canteen women entertainment
    • Located in the North Platte train depot, the North Platte Canteen provided food, magazines, and entertainment to over 3,000 soldiers every day of the war. Even though the war kept Mothers and Sons far apart, this video illustrates how the Canteen...
    • A morale booster

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific food crowd
    • Source #: ca02012 Military officials frequently stated the North Platte Canteen’s greatest contribution to the war effort was as a morale booster. For men who were long distances from home, the generosity and concern shown by smiling women...
    • All Aboard! Soldiers leaving North Platte Canteen

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific
    • ALL ABOARD! These time-honored words of railroading made for a daily sight at the canteen as service personnel made a quick dash out the canteen doors and for their departing train. There were occasional instances in which hapless servicemen were...
    • Aria Resort & Casino

    • buildings ;hotels (public accommodations) ;buildings ;recreation buildings ;entertainment buildings ;casinos ;complexes ;mixed-use developments
    • Looking northwest at the hotel from the CityCenter roadway, Veer Tower to the right
    • Aria Resort & Casino

    • buildings ;hotels (public accommodations) ;buildings ;recreation buildings ;entertainment buildings ;casinos ;complexes ;mixed-use developments
    • Looking southeast at the hotel from W. Harmon Avenue
    • Aria Resort & Casino

    • buildings ;hotels (public accommodations) ;buildings ;recreation buildings ;entertainment buildings ;casinos ;complexes ;mixed-use developments
    • Looking northwest at the hotel from the CityCenter roadway, Veer Tower to the right
    • Arizona

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    • Poster for the play Arizona ; Thomas reached a high artistic level in Arizona and The Witching Hour ; he was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters, was awarded the National Institute's gold medal in 1913, and in 1914...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • Bert Williams and George Walker in 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 best-selling black...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • Vaudeville perfumers Bert Williams (left) and George Walker, cabinet card. 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...
    • 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...
    • Bert Williams and George Walker

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    • Vaudeville perfumers Bert Williams (left) and George Walker in blackface and comic outfits on the 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...
    • Bert Williams

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    • Willaims on sheet music cover for 'Oh, I Don't Know, or I Thought I Was a Winner. Comic song and refrain with coon parody.' Bert Williams was one of the pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all...
    • Bert Williams

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    • Williams in blackface on sheet music cover for 'Come Right In, Sit Right Down, Make Yourself At Home.' 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....
    • Bert Williams

    • Ziegfeld follies
    • Williams in rooster costume with top hat, 1910, Ziegfeld Follies. The idea of a black-featured performer amid an otherwise all-white show was a shock in 1910. Williams' initial reception was cool, and several cast members delivered an ultimatum to...

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