NSHS Photo and Artifact Database

Welcome to the NSHS Photograph & Artifact Collections Search

This database is a work in progress and is constantly growing. Please check back frequently as new items are added often. If you do not find the photograph or artifact you are looking for, please contact nshs.reference@nebraska.gov.

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The Nebraska State Historical Society provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes, and for personal enjoyment. The Society's written permission, or that of other possible rights holders (including publicity and/or privacy rights), is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions.

The Nebraska State Historical Society encourages use of these materials for education and personal enjoyment. Any other use, for example in web pages, documentary films, or publications of any kind, must be approved by the Nebraska State Historical Society. For information on how to obtain permission or to obtain prints or other copies of this material, please contact the reference desk at the address below. Ordering information and prices can be found at:

Search tips:

Keyword search- use descriptive words, collection numbers, call numbers or words in the collection title to search. Use an asterisk (*) if the complete spelling of the word is unknown; as in, "Chau*" when searching for “Chautauqua.”

Random Images- a random selection of images and record files are displayed. Record files contain the most descriptive information. Image files (.jpg) only contain captions.

Click & Search- allows searching by choosing a letter and matching collections are displayed.

Advanced Search- allows searching by categories.


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