History

UNO plans to offer a minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies starting this spring.

The great-great-grandson of author Charles Dickens will be in Omaha this week to perform one of his most famous works.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A historic streetcar barn is among two Omaha sites that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

MILFORD, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man is biking his way over the route the Ponca people were forced to march from Nebraska to Oklahoma in 1877.

World War One left a mixed legacy for President Woodrow Wilson and lessons for future leaders, according to a British historian.

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About one million World War Two veterans are still alive---and a 96-year-old female veteran of that war spoke at UNO last week.

An event this weekend in Omaha focuses on the city’s role in training for World War 1.

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An exhibit opening next week at Omaha’s Durham Museum takes visitors month-by-month through 1968.

More than 50 black and white photographs of civil rights leaders are on view at the Loves Jazz and Art Center through August 25th.

Selma to Montgomery: Marching Along the Voting Rights Trail is being offered as a lead-in to the November elections.  Photos of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Harry Belafonte, and Ralph Abernathy are included in the exhibit.  Program Director Janet Ashley says the photographs offer visitors the opportunity to see and feel an important moment in our nation’s history.

The Durham Museum is offering visitors the opportunity to see one of the top 100 most significant documents in our nation’s history.

Shawna Forsberg, Durham Marketing Director, says original pages of the Pacific Railway Act are on view at the museum through the end of this month.  President Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act on July 1, 1862, establishing Union Pacific Railroad Company. 

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