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Brown Bag Lecture Series Calendar

Bring your lunch and fill your stomach and brain at the same time!
Third Thursday, 12 Noon, at the 5CityTV studios, Lincoln City County Building, 555 S 10.
Free admission and
now on TV!       See past lectures on

PLEASE NOTE: August 21 is the last Brown Bag History Forum at the Nebraska History Museum location! But the series will continue during museum renovation. Join us starting September 18 at the 5CityTV studios, Lincoln City County Building, 555 S 10. Free admission as always!


January 15th, 2015

For Their Poor and Needy: Nebraska County Poor Farms
Presenter:Kelli Bacon,
NSHS Preservation Archivist


Feburary 19th, 2015

C. A. Sorensen and the Henry Ford Peace Expedition
Presenter: Frank Edler,
Philosophy Instructor, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha


March 19th, 2015

The Sheldon Museum of Art: Past and Present
Presenter: Sharon Kennedy,
Sheldon Director of Education


April 16th, 2015

Sand Hills & Sand Lots: The Story of Modisett Ball Park
Presenter: Jeff Barnes


May 21th, 2015

The Fritz Ritz: Nebraska's World War II POW Camps
Presenter: Author Melissa Marsh

June 19th, 2015

Adventures in Nebraska (Jewish History)
Presenter: Oliver Pollack




Held every third Thursday of the month at 12 noon in the Blackman Auditorium, Nebraska History Museum, 15th & P Streets (131 Centennial Mall North), Lincoln, NE. 402-471-4754.

Free Admission

Brown Bag Lecture Series on TV!

Time Warner Cable, Channel 5 in Lincoln

Check the Broadcast Schedule for the most current air times.

Watch the Brown Bag lecture series each month on Time Warner Cable, government access channel 5 in the Lincoln area.

Funding for filming of the Brown Bag Lecture Series is provided by the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation.

Recent Brown Bag History Forum presentations are available online on the NSHS YouTube channel.
Click here to see playlists and access videos:

VHS tapes of previously presented Brown Bag Lectures may be borrowed from the Museum of Nebraska History Education office.


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