Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks from Far Away

Unfortunately being in the armed forces means that, sometimes, you need to be away from the people and places most important to you on special days like Thanksgiving.  While this is undoubtedly hard, our military has tried to soften the … Continue reading

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A Special Thanksgiving Turkey

As the Curator of the Visual and Audio Collection, I look at hundreds of amazing photographs of Nebraska history every day.  Some photos, like the ones featured in this blog, touch my heart in unexpected ways.  When I first saw … Continue reading

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Football at the Omaha Medical College

Thanksgiving Day in 1900 was a day for sport as well as giving thanks. The stellar attraction of the holiday in Omaha was a football game between the Omaha Medics, representing the Omaha Medical College, and a team from Rush … Continue reading

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A Turkey Tale

Ahh, historic postcards . . . they never fail to impress.  Some of you may recall that my colleague Laura Mooney and I blogged about them at Halloween.  Well, they’re resurfacing for another holiday.  Our collection contains quite a few … Continue reading

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