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Contents of Volume 83, 2002


 Fall-Winter 2002 Vol. 83, Nos. 3-4:    $1.00
On the Cover:
A relief worker delivers supplies by airplane to a snowbound farmstead, probably in Frontier County. From mid-November 1948 through April 1949, snowstorms and high winds paralyzed travel, isolated farms and ranches, killed livestock, and engendered a massive, federally assisted relief effort. Often called simply "The Blizzard of '49," it is one of the costliest natural events in the state's history, and has become a landmark in Nebraskans' perception of their past. Gamber Studio, Curtis Nebr., NSHS-RG3139-133 (Reproduced in reverse to facilitate placement on the cover.)


Nisei students Summer 2002 Vol. 83, No. 2:    $1.00
On the Cover:
Memorial Stadium is the background for three Nisei students permitted to leave their "relocation centers" to study at the University of Nebraska in 1942. Left to right: Joe Nishimura, John Mitsumori, and Cromwell Mukai. The University of Nebraska was one of the first to admit Japanese American students from America's wartime concentration camps, and by the end of the war had enrolled the third largest number. Photo by Tom Parker for the War Relocation Authority. Courtesy Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley


Joslyn Castle Spring 2002 Vol. 83, No. 1:    $1.00
On the Cover:
Designed in the "Scottish Baronial" style by John McDonald, George and Sarah Joslyn's residence, built in 1902-03, remains an Omaha landmark today. Called "Lynhurst" by the Joslyns, the three-story, thirty-four-room structure, seen here in a postcard view, was popularly known as "the Castle." NSHS-RG2341-1293

 


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