Tag Archives: Macdonald Studio Collection

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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Happy Days

There is just something about old drive-ins that brings out the nostalgia in people. In Lincoln, Ken Eddy’s was a legend.  In 1952, Ken Lydic and Eddy Gold opened their drive-in restaurant at the corner of 48th and “O” Streets. … Continue reading

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In the Dog House

One of the many perks of my job as photograph curator is getting to examine the details revealed by our Digital Imaging Lab during the scanning process.  Take the photograph of Pete’s Dog House.  It is a great photo by … Continue reading

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