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Building the State: Nebraska, 1867-1916


Major components of the five-thousand-square-foot gallery include a walk-through 1880s sod house; a recreation of the Goehner Brothers General Store in Seward, Nebraska; a sound station with audio clips of pioneer folk songs and period music; and a video station illustrating the development of towns in the new state.

 

entrance to the exhibit

 dress

North brothers

 buffalo coat

 sod house view

walk-through sod house  

 windmill

 businesses

 farming and household

 music box

 Goehner Bros. store front

 Goehner Bros. store interior

 Goehner Bros. store interior

Goehner Bros. Store, black and white photo

barber pole  

 transportation

 kiddycar

 modern kitchen

steam traction engine and threshing machine models

 labor movement

 sufferage
 




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