HUNGRY FOR HISTORY?
Bring your lunch and fill your stomach and brain at the same time!
Third Thursday, 12 Noon, Nebraska History Museum, 15th and P Streets in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska.
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 16th, 2014
Follow the Stones: Marking the Oregon Trail across Nebraska
Presenter:Loren Pospisil, Chimney Rock Site Supervisor
Loren Pospisil will present the story of the first efforts to commemorate historic trails in Nebraska.
Feburary 20th, 2014
History of the University of Nebraska State Museum
Presenter: Mark Harris
History of the University of Nebraska State Museum.
March 20th, 2014
Emery Blagdon and his Healing Machine
Presenter: Kelly Rush
Emery Blagdon and his Healing Machine.
April 17th, 2014
Buffalo Bill's Nebraska
Presenter: Jeff Barnes
Buffalo Bill's Nebraska.
May 15th, 2014
York County Progress, 1870-1900: "The Drama Unfolds"
Presenter: Gayla Koerting, Curator of Govt. Records, NSHS
York County Progress, 1870-1900: "The Drama Unfolds".
June 19th, 2014
Remnants of Omaha's White City: An Examination of what became of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition site
Presenter: Courtney Ziska
Remnants of Omaha's White City: An Examination of what became of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition site.
July 17th, 2014
Thomas B. Hord of Central City: From the Open Range to the Country’s Largest Livestock Feeder
Presenter: Jim Potter
August 21th, 2014
Why in the World Does the Nebraska State Historical Society Have a Suit of Armor? Lessons from the John O. Bourke Armor
Presenter: Dr. Peter Bleed
BROWN BAG LECTURES MOVE TO 5CITYTV STUDIOS, 555 S. 10 Street, beginning in SEPTEMBER
SAME TIME! SAME FREE ADMISSION!
September 18, 2014
Presenter: Linda Hein, Orphan Trains.
October 16th, 2014
Presenter: Gail Blankenau
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.
Brown Bag Lecture Series on TV!
Time Warner Cable, Channel 5 in Lincoln
Check the Broadcast Schedule for the most current air times.
- Mondays, 5:30 p.m.
- Thursdays, 12 noon and 11:30 p.m.
- Fridays, 9:30 p.m.
- Sundays, 6 p.m.
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: http://www.youtube.com/user/NebraskaHistorical
VHS tapes of previously presented Brown Bag Lectures may be borrowed from the Museum of Nebraska History Education office.
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