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A Certificate of Moral Character: Rosewater and Rosicky on Immigration

Between 1856 and World War I, over fifty thousand Czechs came to Nebraska, attracted by a steady stream of advertisements in Czech-language newspapers and magazines published here. Edward Rosewater (1841-1906) and John Rosicky (1845-1910), early Omaha newspapermen, originally came from … Continue reading

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Hedwig Rosenberg’s Persian Lamb Coat

The Nebraska History museum has a collection of clothing that spans almost 150 years. Some of these items have important stories to tell. Here is one of those stories. In the early years of the 1930s, life for Hedwig and … Continue reading

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