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    • Volunteers offer selections from gift basket

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific food basket
    • Patsy Loncar (left) and Ruth Pyle of North Platte offered selections from a basket of cigarettes and doughnuts to a sailor. Uniforms for canteen workers were briefly tried in 1942, but identification of workers came to depend on the silk...
    • Mormon Bridge

    • NortheastOmaha Missouri river
    • The Mormon Bridge was finished in 1952. The first try at building such a bridge was in 1856, but it was not successful. They tried again in 1936, but the Great Depression stopped the plan. In 1946 the General Bridge Act allowed building to begin....
    • Judges at the Nuremberg Trial

    • Maj. Gen. F. A. Keating, Judge Edward F. Carter, Judge George J. Burke, Judge Charles F. Wennerstrum, Judge Curtis G. Shake letter of appointment on the 5th military tribunal, Nuremberg
    • Justices E. F. Carter, G. J. Burke, and C. F. Wennerstrum shown receiving letter of appointment on the 5th military tribunal, Nuremberg. Justice C. G. Shake has not yet received his letter of appointment inasmuch as he is to serve on the 6th...
    • Moses P. Kinkaid

    • Congressmen Beef Moses P. Kinkaid
    • In 1902, U.S. Congressman from Nebraska’s 6th District Moses P. Kinkaid introduced legislation that enlarged a homestead from the 160 acres per the Homestead Act to 640 acres in just thirty-seven northwestern Nebraska counties. Kinkaid originally...
    • Exercise Tiger (THE WAR:  NEBRASKA STORIES) [video]

    • world war II nebraska Exercise Tiger d-day normandy france Slapton Sands Devonshire England Richard Connell combat
    • In Exercise Tiger, Richard Connell relates the disappointment of a failed mission. In April 1944, the Allies tried a practice run at Slapton Sands, Devonshire, England, in preparation for the D-Day invasion at Normandy, France. Germans fell upon...
    • They Shall Not Die: The Courtroom in Dexter

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    • Project by Gorelik ; How not to design a Naturalistic play: turn the setting into a mural on the themes of Justice. Use projected photos to show that a case is being tried in the streets of the U.S. as well as in the Dexter courtroom
    • Larsen Tractor Museum, Records

    • Agricultural machinery & implements; Basin Lister
    • Basin-lister development by Lester Larsen, 1938-1939. The accompanying text reads" "We next attempted to make a wheel that would have a flexible rim so that the wheel would fit the furrow. This did not prove to be at all satisfactory as the...
    • Emigrants on the trail in Echo Canyon, Utah

    • Echo Canyon (Utah); Wagon trains -- Utah -- Echo Canyon; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Photograph of emigrants on the trail in Echo Canyon, Utah. Man's best friend tried to match his master step for step, but the long journey proved fatal for most four-footed pioneers. Many a dog left his bones to bleach on the western...

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