Tag Archives: Halloween

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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Halloween Greetings

Halloween is all around us.  Costumes, candy, pumpkins, decorations and even Halloween themed lights are everywhere.  Seems to us that in looking at all this “stuff” Halloween revelers seem to fall into two basic camps–scary or merry.  Both can be fun … Continue reading

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A Trick and a Treat from the Photograph Collection

Happy Halloween! Keeping with the holiday spirit, I have selected two “spooktacular” images from the NSHS Photograph Archives. The people of Sargent, Nebraska awoke on November 1, 1912 to find that tricksters had been busy the night before on Halloween.  … Continue reading

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