Category: History

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A Legislative Branch Like No Other

The Unicameral Serves Nebraska’s Citizens by Judy Shutts Nebraska’s Unicameral has been written about, discussed, and analyzed, but it continues to serve the state. Unicameral has the distinction of being the only one-house legislature...

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The Neighborhoods

So many different people make Lincoln their home—young families, college students, new Americans, government workers, tradespeople, professionals and entrepreneurs. And there is a neighborhood just right for everyone. Whether you’re visiting or living here...

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College Town

Lincoln is Nebraska’s capital, but it is absolutely a college town, too–. From the flagship campus of Nebraska’s state university to our smaller private and public schools, Lincoln offers a variety of higher education...

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The Kennard House

by Ed Zimmer The oldest home in Lincoln, Nebraska stands just down the street from the southeast corner of the Nebraska State Capitol grounds, at 1627 H Street. In front of the handsome Italianate...

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Miss Mie and Nebraska

by Mandy Haase Thomas A symbol of friendship, Miss “Miye” Mie has called the University of Nebraska State Museum’s Anthropology collections home since 1928, after the historic friendship doll exchange took place between the...

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The Long Road to a Landmark

 by Ed Zimmer Nebraska’s beautiful State Capitol took a decade to build (1922-1932) and an expenditure of ten million Depression-era tax dollars. More than that, it took three tries to design and construct the...