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Recent Additions to the Collections

One nice thing about working with the collections at the Nebraska State Historical Society is that I never know what is going to walk through the door or show up on my desk. We are always adding new items to … Continue reading

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C. L. Brainard at the Nebraska State Normal School

Peru State College, originally incorporated as Mount Vernon Seminary, became Nebraska’s first state-supported college on June 20, 1867. Called the Nebraska State Normal School, Peru was one of the first of its kind west of the Missouri River. Its first … Continue reading

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