Monthly Archives: July 2010

Lincoln’s Fourth of July in 1907

The Fourth of July at Capitol Beach, once a popular recreation area near Lincoln, was a “record-breaker,” said the Nebraska State Journal on July 5, 1907. “The line of railroad between this city and that resort was taxed to its … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer

Are you enjoying your summer as much as the boys in this photograph? This image was captured in about 1915 by Emanuel Wolfe.  Surprisingly, Wolfe was not a professional photographer. He owned and operated a successful dry goods business with … Continue reading

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