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Fun and Games

With the temperature hovering around 100 degrees this week here in Lincoln, I’m reminded of similar hot summer days growing up on the farm. My brother and I spent many a summer day playing games in front of the window … Continue reading

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Christmas in 1905

A growing middle class at the beginning of the twentieth century meant that many parents had more money to spend on their children at Christmas. The Lincoln Evening News on December 23, 1905, reported that “more valuable gifts have been … Continue reading

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