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    • Buffalo

    • American bison; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Miles Maryott, an artist from Oshkosh, Nebraska, painted this scene in 1910, long after the buffalo herds had vanished.
    • Bison head

    • American bison; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract In some years emigrants saw few buffalo; in others the plains were covered by the shaggy beasts. Depending on the herds for a regular source of food, though, was a foolhardy gamble.
    • Beef Issue (BEEF STATE)  [video]

    • Beef Issue Cattle Rosebud Pine Ridge Buffalo Bison Ranches Cattlemen
    • Periodically, the government would provide live cattle at events called 'beef issues'. Herds of around 100 to 150 head of cattle were driven to the reservation agency where families would gather for the distribution. Cattle would be turned loose on...
    • 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: Greening of the Dust Bowl (Episode 103 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories Greening of the Dust Bowl video television tv segment clip special magazine Geyer Historian Carter NE story Great Plains state people history historic historical event events life Dirty Thirties Plow That Broke land topsoil soil...
    • Segment from Episode 3
      Beginning with highlights from the legendary depression documentary 'The Plow That Broke the Plains,' we revisit the effects of the Dust Bowl on Nebraska. We then discover how the University of Nebraska College of...
    • Nebraska Stories: The Great Bison Kill (Episode 203 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories video television tv segment clip 203 special magazine The Great Bison Kill sudden death large bison plains Nebraska 10,000 years ago scientist scientists Hudson-Meng Bonebed Crawford documentary Restless Prairie 1996...
    • The sudden death of a large bison herd that roamed the plains of Nebraska 10,000 years ago still puzzles scientists. Travel to the Hudson-Meng Bison Bonebed in Crawford in this excerpt from NET Televisions documentary 'Restless Prairie' (1996) to...
    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 203 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories video television tv segment clip special 203 magazine satisfying surprises Margaret Berry Lincoln truck accident artist recovery encaustic art movement hot wax art The Great Bison Kill sudden death large bison plains Nebraska...
    • This episode of Nebraska Stories focuses on a woman who became an artist after suffering a near-fatal accident, the untimely demise of an ancient bison herd, one woman's revival of a one-room schoolhouse, an archived interview with author Mari...

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