Tag Archives: City of Lincoln

Holiday Wishes from 1948

The staff of the Varsity Theatre, located in 1948 at 143 North Thirteenth Street in Lincoln, wished the movie-going public a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in the above staff picture, published December 25, 1948, in Lincoln newspapers. An … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Many children have fond memories of Halloween. That memory often consists of candy gathering, parties with friends, or dressing in costumes and pretending to be someone else. The importance of the mask in history is the topic of much literature, … Continue reading

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Free Gardens for the Unemployed

These hard times aren’t the first hard times Nebraskans have faced. And it’s not the first time community gardens have helped people put food on the table. On March 4, 1933, in the midst of the Great Depression, the City … Continue reading

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