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Thursday 12/18/2014
From the Archives Viewfinder blog: Holidays Past
Posted: December 18, 2014 - 11:30 am
From the Archives: Nebraska farmers swap storm stories in 1948

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Posted: December 18, 2014 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Bob Devaney photos

You'll find most of these photos in the book, but there are so many more to enjoy. The book is available here.

Updated: December 18, 2014 - 12:03 pm
Wednesday 12/17/2014
From the Archives: Some things never change – downtown pedestrians battle the wind in 1945

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Posted: December 17, 2014 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12/16/2014
From the Archives: Fred Astaire and his Omaha cousins

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Posted: December 16, 2014 - 1:00 am
Thursday 12/11/2014
From the Archives: Baby Claus arrives ahead of Christmas

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Posted: December 11, 2014 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12/10/2014
From the Archives: Sampling microwave french fries

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Posted: December 10, 2014 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12/09/2014
From the Archives: Preparing Macbeth's 'head' at the Omaha Playhouse

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Posted: December 09, 2014 - 1:00 am
Monday 12/08/2014
From the Archives: Brandeis Christmas train

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Posted: December 08, 2014 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: Nebraska’s first female veterinarian

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Posted: December 08, 2014 - 1:00 am
Thursday 12/04/2014
From the Archives: Melons for sale

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Posted: December 04, 2014 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12/03/2014
From the Archives: Beverly Hills designer Lea d’Crenza brings collection to Omaha

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Posted: December 03, 2014 - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12/02/2014
Week in Pictures: Bo Pelini fired, state football finals, new zoo animals

Bo Pelini dominated the headlines, but our photographers captured plenty of other images in The World-Herald's Week in Pictures, Nov. 26-30.

Posted: December 02, 2014 - 2:38 pm
Photos, video: No injuries in Valley house fire

A fire in western Douglas County on Monday afternoon destroyed a home near 264th Street and Rainwood Road, but the owner and his son escaped uninjured.

Posted: December 02, 2014 - 3:41 am
From the Archives: Tech High staffers rehearse for 'TECHnicalities of 1950'

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Posted: December 02, 2014 - 1:00 am
Saturday 11/29/2014
From the Archives: Old City Hall building catches fire during demolition

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Posted: November 29, 2014 - 1:00 am
Photos: Huskers top Iowa in overtime

NU overcame a 17-point second-half deficit to knock off Iowa 37-34 in overtime on Friday in the Heroes Game.

Posted: November 29, 2014 - 10:06 am
Photos, video: Christmas at Union Station dazzles Omahans with mighty blue spruce

Photos: Tree lighting ceremony

Posted: November 29, 2014 - 1:00 am
Friday 11/28/2014
Photos: Omaha's Holiday Lights Festival begins

Hundreds attended the Thanksgiving-evening lighting ceremony to watch dozens of dark trees light up and to celebrate the beginning of Omaha’s Holiday Lights Festival.

Posted: November 28, 2014 - 4:39 pm
From the Archives: Ralston students prepare Thanksgiving feast

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Posted: November 28, 2014 - 1:00 am
Photos: New lion cubs at the Henry Doorly Zoo

Things just got a lot cuter at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

Posted: November 28, 2014 - 4:32 pm
Thursday 11/27/2014
From the Archives: Happy Thanksgiving!
Posted: November 27, 2014 - 7:15 am
Wednesday 11/26/2014
From the Archives: Never-before published Game of the Century photos

Retired World-Herald photographer Rich Janda was on the scene in Norman, Oklahoma, shooting from ground level as the Nebraska-Oklahoma matchup – the Game of the Century – unfolded on Thanksgiving in 1971.

Posted: November 26, 2014 - 1:00 am
Photos: Nebraska high school football championships

Class A: Omaha North 41, Creighton Prep, 0

Posted: November 26, 2014 - 12:50 am
From the Archives: Father Flanagan welcomes Santa to Boys Town

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Posted: November 26, 2014 - 1:00 am
Photos: Mutual of Omaha employees assemble, deliver Thanksgiving food baskets

Tuesday morning, hundreds of Mutual of Omaha employees and Omaha North students worked together to assemble and deliver Thanksgiving baskets full of food to people in need.

Posted: November 26, 2014 - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11/25/2014
From the Archives: Baby orangutan at the Henry Doorly Zoo

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Posted: November 25, 2014 - 1:00 am
Friday 11/21/2014
From the Archives: 1958 All-Intercity League wrestling team

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Posted: November 21, 2014 - 1:00 am
Thursday 11/20/2014
From the Archives: Omaha bookie business becomes 'sort of legal'

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Posted: November 20, 2014 - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 11/18/2014
From the Archives: Omaha towers near and far

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Posted: November 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm
Photos: 40-year-old tree will be Durham Museum's Christmas centerpiece

A 43-foot Colorado blue spruce named “Pa” settled into its fourth and grandest Omaha home Monday as it was prepared to preside over the 2014 edition of Christmas at Union Station.

Posted: November 18, 2014 - 5:00 am
Monday 11/17/2014
Photos: Huskers humbled at Wisconsin

Nebraska headed to Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday with a likely trip to the Big Ten title game on the line. But behind Melvin Gordon's FBS record 408 yards and four touchdowns, the Badgers rolled 59-24.

Posted: November 17, 2014 - 2:44 pm
Photos: Snow removal at Memorial Stadium

Workers removed snow from the field at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Monday in preparation for Saturday's game with Minnesota.

Posted: November 17, 2014 - 3:50 pm
Friday 11/14/2014
A day to remember the ultimate sacrifice made 10 years ago by Omaha Marine

The City of Omaha honored the family of Marine Cpl. Shane Kielion on Thursday with a mayoral proclamation for the 10th anniversary of Kielion’s death. Kielion died in the battle for Fallujah while serving in Anbar Province in Iraq on Nov. 15, 2004, the same day that his son, Shane Jr., was born.

Posted: November 14, 2014 - 1:00 am
Thursday 11/13/2014
From the Archives: Clarinda’s Cardinal Canteen youth center

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Posted: November 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 11/12/2014
From the Archives: Washing away winter's dirt

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Posted: November 12, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Tuesday 11/11/2014
From the Archives: Chiffon pie inventor shows how it's done

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Posted: November 11, 2014 - 1:00 am
From the Archives: OWH Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Homecoming' photo

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Posted: November 11, 2014 - 1:00 am
Video: Behind the scenes with the Rockettes

As the Rockettes prepared to open an 18-day, 34-show marathon run at the Orpheum Theater this week, World-Herald photographer Brendan Sullivan stopped in to get a first look at the show.

Posted: November 11, 2014 - 5:00 am
Monday 11/10/2014
Photos: Free day at Henry Doorly Zoo

Sunday, the zoo said thanks.

Posted: November 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Thursday 11/06/2014
From the Archives: McCook, Nebraska, in 1950

McCook, Nebraska, had a wide, brick-paved main street in November 1950. THE WORLD-HERALD

Posted: November 06, 2014 - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11/05/2014
From the Archives: Kennedy escorted to 'White House' in Omaha

Robert Kennedy, brother of presidential candidate John, hoped it was a good omen when he was escorted into the “White House” at the University of Omaha by faculty member Roger Dunbier. The “White House,” a physical education classroom, was named for its color. Kennedy visited Omaha in September 1960. THE WORLD-HERALD

Posted: November 05, 2014 - 11:42 am
Tuesday 11/04/2014
From the Archives: Horsing around at the Ak-Sar-Ben rodeo

Stuntman J.W. Stoker, of Overland Park, Kansas, and horse Estrellita performed at the Ak-Sar-Ben rodeo in 1955. THE WORLD-HERALD

Posted: November 04, 2014 - 11:42 am
Monday 11/03/2014
Photos: Huskers get past Purdue

NU played much of the game without Ameer Abdullah, but it was still too much for visiting Purdue in a 35-14 win.

Posted: November 03, 2014 - 11:22 am
Thursday 10/30/2014
From the Archives: Tough job, but you can't beat the view

Flagpole painter Edgar Russeell of Chester, Illinios, had a bird’s-eye view of downtown Omaha while he worked in 1957. THE WORLD-HERALD

Posted: October 30, 2014 - 11:42 am
Wednesday 10/29/2014
From the Archives: Covered in 'Go Big Red'

W. Dean Wright, a fabric buyer for Richman-Gordman and Colorado Buffalo fan, displays his “Go Big Red” fabric design in September 1972. He gave his design idea to an artist at Inwood Knitting Mills to produce the cotton jersey fabric. THE WORLD-HERALD

Posted: October 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
Tuesday 10/28/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 20-26, 2014

This week Briscoe honored and Omaha Ebola ready: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 20-26, 2014.

Updated: October 28, 2014 - 1:22 pm
Monday 10/27/2014
Photos: Huskers take down Big Ten newcomer Rutgers

Led by Ameer Abdullah's 341 all-purpose yards, a single-game record, Nebraska cruised against visiting Rutgers 42-21 on Oct. 25 at Memorial Stadium.

Posted: October 27, 2014 - 11:42 am
Thursday 10/23/2014
Yikes! Kids get almost-too-real preview of 'Walking With (Rooaarrrr!) Dinosaurs'

A baby Tyrannosaurus rex eyes its next meal Wednesday at the Durham Museum.

Updated: October 23, 2014 - 10:41 am
Wednesday 10/22/2014
World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 13-19, 2014

This week state softball and a Husker leap: World-Herald Week in Pictures: Oct. 13-19, 2014.

Updated: October 22, 2014 - 4:24 pm
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