Cornell University Library Making of America Collection
The collection includes 955 volumes from twenty-two nineteenth-century periodicals digitized by Cornell University as part of the original Making of America project.
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian
The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis is one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced. Issued in a limited edition from 1907-30, the publication continues to exert a major influence on the image of Indians in popular culture. Browse by American Indian Tribe using the cultural area of the Great Plains to find images of Indian culture in Nebraska.
The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
This collection presents more than 9,000 images relating to the early history of advertising in the United States. The collection contains four images pertaining to Nebraska.
The site provides information and links on the geography, people, politics, and economics of the fifty states. Includes information pertaining to Nebraska's state bird, flag, flower, and much more.
Making of America Books
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The book collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books with 19th century imprints.
National Park Service (NPS)
The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such
means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for Nebraska.
The Nebraska Library Commission oversees this cooperative project that digitizes Nebraska-related historical and cultural heritage materials and makes them available to researchers of all ages via the Internet.
Nebraska State Historical Society
The Nebraska State Historical Society was founded in 1878; a decade after Nebraska was admitted to the Union. It’s mission is to "encourage historical research and inquiry, spread historical information . . . and to embrace alike aboriginal and modern history”. Although the main focus of the Society is historical preservation, it also focuses on conservation, archeology, and maintaining its museums and libraries.
Nebraska State Portal
The Nebraska State Portal is the gateway to Nebraska state government web sites and information. The site includes selected resources on federal, county, and local government.
Nebraska Western Trails
Access to Nebraska materials included in a collaborative digital project of historic source materials related to the western migration of the U.S. population. The Nebraska Library Commission coordinated the state's efforts.
Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century
This digital collection presents 7,949 publicity brochures, promotional advertisements and talent circulars for some 4,546 performers who were part of the Chautauqua circuit.