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Contents of Volume 70, 1989



Spring 1989 Spring 1989 Vol. 70, 1:   $3.00 (members, $2.70)
On the Cover:

Historic Places, The National Register for Nebraska
Edited By Joni G. Gilkerson and Rob Bozell


Summer 1989 Summer 1989 Vol. 70, No. 2:   $1.00
On the Cover:
The cover painting, July 4th Parade, Red Cloud, Nebraska, 1918, is by John Blake Bergers. A native of the Nebraska plains born during the Dust Bowl days of the 1930s, Bergers feels strong kinship with rural America. He has done more than forty paintings depicting scenes from Cather's novels for the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Education Foundation. And some of his other paintings, such as July 4th Parade, owned by Harry Obitz of Red Cloud, are set in Cather's home town of Red Cloud. Bergers now lives in the artist community of Lindsborg, Kansas.

A Galvanized Yankee Along the Niobrara River
Edited by R. Eli Paul
 
Fred "Bright Star" Murree: Pawnee Roller Skater
Edited by Anne P. Diffendal
 
The Hord Family: Merrick County Entrepreneurs
By Dennis D. Madden
 
The Omaha Business Men's Association and the Open Shop, 1903-1909
By William C. Pratt
 
Lincoln, Nebraska, and Prohibition: The Election of May 4, 1909
By John Anderson


Fall 1989 Fall 1989 Vol. 70, No. 3:   $1.00
On the Cover:
The cover cartoon is from a popular comic weekly, Judge, which promoted Republican ideas and policies. Founded in 1881, it reached the height of its influence between 1900 and 1910, ceasing publication in 1939.


Winter 1989 Winter 1989 Vol. 70, No. 4:   $1.00
On the Cover:
The cover painting was done by Gordon Rettew in 1944, while he was stationed at Fort Robinson. It depicts Dakota, a powerful, dappled-brown gelding, seventeen hands high, famous internationally as one of the three greatest jumpers in the world. In 1936, the U.S. Olympic Equestrian Team, which had trained at the Fort Robinson Remount Depot, competed at Berlin. In one phase of the competition, Dakota tied for first place, then for fourth place in the runoff.

Fort Robinson, Nebraska, Army Remount Depot, 1919-1945
By Miller J. Stewart
 
The Omaha Visiting Nurses Association during the 1920s and 1930s
By Mary Lyons-Barrett
 
George W. Norris: A Reflective View
By Richard Lowitt
 
The Lincoln Urban League: The Travail of Depression and War
By Dennis N. Mihelich


 

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