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Frederick Douglass’s Nebraska Sister

Frederick Douglass is remembered for his escape from slavery and for his speeches and autobiographies through which he advocated passionately for freedom and civil rights. But he wasn’t associated with Nebraska history… until recently. A series of letters uncovered in … Continue reading

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In Search of Lost Graves

Tombstones are not usual garage sale fare. But when locating stolen headstones and forgotten gravesites, Nebraska State Historical Society employees and volunteers often encounter strange circumstances. Volunteer Cynthia Monroe reunites stolen tombstones with their owners. Tombstones have been thrown in … Continue reading

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Regional Center burial records index

The staff of the Library/Archives (assisted by the Norfolk Regional Center) has compiled an index to the burials at the Norfolk Regional Center Cemetery.  This joins a listing that we have also placed on our website for the Hastings Regional … Continue reading

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