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NET Interview with William Thomas and Leslie Working

LINCOLN, NE 1/9/10 (NET RADIO) NET Radio Interview with William Thomas and Leslie Working - By the end of the 1800′s, railroads connected the world. Now, the University of Nebraska is becoming a center for studying railroads with the support of a major … Continue reading

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The Story of Sarah Sim and Women’s Experience on the Great Plains in the 1850s

Sarah Sim and her husband Francis Sim migrated to Otoe County, Nebraska Territory, in 1856 to start a farm. Their trials and travails included the death of three of their children, the near suicide of Sarah, and the difficulties of … Continue reading

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