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It Happened in Nebraska: Remarkable Events That Shaped History (It Happened In Series)

By Tammy Partsch

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It Happened in Nebraska: Remarkable Events That Shaped History (It Happened In Series)
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From the organization of the first Arbor Day to the invention of Kool-Aid, It Happened in Nebraska features thirty-three events from the history of the Cornhusker State.

Wild Towns of Nebraska

By Wayne C. Lee

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Wild Towns of Nebraska
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Nebraska s early towns were wild and woolly, and Wayne C. Lee s book features ten of them. He describes the lawmen, desperadoes, vigilantes, and killers. He tells the stories of the men and women who lived with the violence running rampant around them.

Nebraska: An Illustrated History, Second Edition (Great Plains Photography)

By Frederick C. Luebke

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Nebraska: An Illustrated History, Second Edition (Great Plains Photography)
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A unique history of Nebraska is presented in these pages, drawing on fifty-eight short topical chapters and a rich gallery of illustrations. Professor Frederick C. Luebke’s lifelong commitment to the study of his state informs the book in every detail, as does his concern for clear and readable narrative. The treasure trove of images, many never published before, cast new light on many aspects of Nebraska’s history. These include the culture of the state’s Native peoples and their lives today, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the hardship endured by European immigrants, and the contributions of women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans to the state. This is a book that every Nebraskan will want to own, read, and enjoy.
 
This second edition includes updated chapters on the current social, economic, and political climate of Nebraska and some new illustrations.

History of Nebraska

By James C. Olson & John J. Montag

University of Nebraska Press
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History of Nebraska
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History of Nebraska was originally created to mark the territorial centennial of Nebraska and then revised to coincide with the statehood centennial. This one-volume history quickly became the standard text for the college student and reference for the general reader, unmatched for generations as the only comprehensive history of the state. This fourth edition, revised and updated, preserves the spirit and intelligence of the original. Incorporating the results of years of scholarship and research, this edition gives fuller attention to such topics as the Native American experience in Nebraska and the accomplishments and circumstances of the state’s women and minorities. It also provides a historical analysis of the state’s dramatic changes in the past two decades.

In the Early Days Along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852 (Classic Reprint)

By Gilbert L. Cole

Forgotten Books
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In the Early Days Along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852 (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from In the Early Days Along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852

It has been said that once upon a time Heaven placed a kiss upon the lips of Earth and therefrom sprang the fair State of Nebraska.

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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

History of Nebraska Agriculture, A: A Life Worth Living (American Heritage)

By Jody L. Lamp & Melody Dobson

The History Press
Released: 2017-06-12
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Once known as the “Great American Desert,” Nebraska’s plains and native grasslands today make it a domestic leader in producing food, feed and fuel. From Omaha to Ogallala, Nebraska’s founding farmers, ranchers and agribusiness leaders endured hardships while fostering kinships that have lasted generations. While many continued on the trails leading west, others from around the world stayed, seeking a home and land to cultivate. American Doorstop Project co-founders and authors Jody L. Lamp and Melody Dobson celebrate the state’s forgotten and untold agricultural history, highlighting more than a century and a half of agriculture industry, inventions and innovations in the Cornhusker State.

Nebraska POW Camps: A History of World War II Prisoners in the Heartland

By Melissa Amateis Marsh

The History Press
Released: 2014-04-15
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Nebraska POW Camps: A History of World War II Prisoners in the Heartland
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During World War II, thousands of Axis prisoners of war were held throughout Nebraska in base camps that included Fort Robinson, Camp Scottsbluff and Camp Atlanta. Many Nebraskans did not view the POWs as "evil Nazis." To them, they were ordinary men and very human. And while their stay was not entirely free from conflict, many former captives returned to the Cornhusker State to begin new lives after the cessation of hostilities. Drawing on first-person accounts from soldiers, former POWs and Nebraska residents, as well as archival research, Melissa Marsh delves into the neglected history of Nebraska's POW camps.

History of western Nebraska and its people. General history. Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties.

By Grant Lee Shumway

Released: 2012-10-27
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History of western Nebraska and its people. General history. Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties.
 
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History of western Nebraska and its people. General history. Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group often called the panhandle of Nebraska (1921)

Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences

By Daughters of the American Revolution. Nebraska

Released: 2011-03-30
Kindle Edition (335 pages)

Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences
 
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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

History of Hall County, Nebraska; a narrative of the past with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the county's history

By August Buechler & Dale Stough

Released: 2013-04-21
Kindle Edition

History of Hall County, Nebraska; a narrative of the past with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the county s history
 
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History of Hall County, Nebraska; a narrative of the past with special emphasis upon the pioneer period of the county's history, and chronological presentation of its social, commercial, educational, religious, and civic development from the early days to the present time, and special analysis of its military and civil participation in the late world war (1920)


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