Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Nebraska Scrap Plan

The Nebraska State Historical Society recently acquired a set of Omaha World-Herald reprints containing photos and stories about the 1942 scrap drive sponsored by the newspaper.  Publisher of the World-Herald, Henry Doorly, came up with the idea of promoting a three-week … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Lindell Hotel

One of the most important buildings in an early Nebraska town was the hotel. It helped attract new settlers and housed not only travelers but residents who lived at the hotel and took their meals there. Accommodations at these early … Continue reading

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