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Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY FEBRUARY 17 – JULY 15, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and services were fragmented or denied altogether. To be black was to know the limits of freedom—excluded from… Continue Reading Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska Now – July 8, 2018 Byron Reed rose through the ranks as a member of the Freemasons. The Masons are a fraternal organization based on the bonds of brotherhood and civic leadership. Freemasonry spread westward across the plains with settlers like Reed, and as a philanthropist,… Continue Reading Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100 November 24, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Representing the initials of founders H.H. Henningson, Charles Durham and Willard Richardson, HDR is known for pushing the boundaries of engineering and architecture innovation. The humble beginnings of this community giant began in 1917. Henning H. Henningson was struck by how many people near and far needed better… Continue Reading Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century Now – July 8, 2018 With the need to form an identity separate from their European counterparts, American authors adopted Romanticism as the norm for the development of American literature in the 1800s. Emphasis on individualism and freedom were highly popular in Romanticism and blended with ideals Americans wanted… Continue Reading Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on display February 3 – July 29, 2018 The field of Women’s History expands the story of our nation’s past by exploring the role women have played in the historical record. Traditional history focuses on politics, wars and seminal events, and oftentimes ignores women, people of color and the mass of America’s ordinary citizens. At the same time, Western… Continue Reading Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY FEBRUARY 17 – JULY 15, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and services were fragmented or denied altogether. To be black was to know the limits of freedom—excluded from… Continue Reading Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska Now – July 8, 2018 Byron Reed rose through the ranks as a member of the Freemasons. The Masons are a fraternal organization based on the bonds of brotherhood and civic leadership. Freemasonry spread westward across the plains with settlers like Reed, and as a philanthropist,… Continue Reading Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100 November 24, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Representing the initials of founders H.H. Henningson, Charles Durham and Willard Richardson, HDR is known for pushing the boundaries of engineering and architecture innovation. The humble beginnings of this community giant began in 1917. Henning H. Henningson was struck by how many people near and far needed better… Continue Reading Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century Now – July 8, 2018 With the need to form an identity separate from their European counterparts, American authors adopted Romanticism as the norm for the development of American literature in the 1800s. Emphasis on individualism and freedom were highly popular in Romanticism and blended with ideals Americans wanted… Continue Reading Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on display February 3 – July 29, 2018 The field of Women’s History expands the story of our nation’s past by exploring the role women have played in the historical record. Traditional history focuses on politics, wars and seminal events, and oftentimes ignores women, people of color and the mass of America’s ordinary citizens. At the same time, Western… Continue Reading Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY FEBRUARY 17 – JULY 15, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and services were fragmented or denied altogether. To be black was to know the limits of freedom—excluded from… Continue Reading Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska Now – July 8, 2018 Byron Reed rose through the ranks as a member of the Freemasons. The Masons are a fraternal organization based on the bonds of brotherhood and civic leadership. Freemasonry spread westward across the plains with settlers like Reed, and as a philanthropist,… Continue Reading Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100 November 24, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Representing the initials of founders H.H. Henningson, Charles Durham and Willard Richardson, HDR is known for pushing the boundaries of engineering and architecture innovation. The humble beginnings of this community giant began in 1917. Henning H. Henningson was struck by how many people near and far needed better… Continue Reading Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century Now – July 8, 2018 With the need to form an identity separate from their European counterparts, American authors adopted Romanticism as the norm for the development of American literature in the 1800s. Emphasis on individualism and freedom were highly popular in Romanticism and blended with ideals Americans wanted… Continue Reading Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on display February 3 – July 29, 2018 The field of Women’s History expands the story of our nation’s past by exploring the role women have played in the historical record. Traditional history focuses on politics, wars and seminal events, and oftentimes ignores women, people of color and the mass of America’s ordinary citizens. At the same time, Western… Continue Reading Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
There could be no better place to complete your Coin Collecting merit badge than The Durham Museum, home of the Byron Reed Coin Collection, considered to be one of the best coin collections in the country! Hear from coin experts about this amazing collection along with all of the other requirements for this special badge.
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY FEBRUARY 17 – JULY 15, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and services were fragmented or denied altogether. To be black was to know the limits of freedom—excluded from… Continue Reading Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska Now – July 8, 2018 Byron Reed rose through the ranks as a member of the Freemasons. The Masons are a fraternal organization based on the bonds of brotherhood and civic leadership. Freemasonry spread westward across the plains with settlers like Reed, and as a philanthropist,… Continue Reading Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100 November 24, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Representing the initials of founders H.H. Henningson, Charles Durham and Willard Richardson, HDR is known for pushing the boundaries of engineering and architecture innovation. The humble beginnings of this community giant began in 1917. Henning H. Henningson was struck by how many people near and far needed better… Continue Reading Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century Now – July 8, 2018 With the need to form an identity separate from their European counterparts, American authors adopted Romanticism as the norm for the development of American literature in the 1800s. Emphasis on individualism and freedom were highly popular in Romanticism and blended with ideals Americans wanted… Continue Reading Romantically Speaking: The Development of American Literature in the 19th Century
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Exhibit on display February 3 – July 29, 2018 The field of Women’s History expands the story of our nation’s past by exploring the role women have played in the historical record. Traditional history focuses on politics, wars and seminal events, and oftentimes ignores women, people of color and the mass of America’s ordinary citizens. At the same time, Western… Continue Reading Women in Omaha: A Biographical Sketch of Persistence through History
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Durham Museum
Visit The Durham Museum’s earth lodge and tipi to learn all about Indian Lore! The Durham Museum will host this merit badge class through Native American games, storytelling, and artifacts from the museum’s Native American collection and exhibits.
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY FEBRUARY 17 – JULY 15, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for many in the United States. For most African Americans, even the most basic rights and services were fragmented or denied altogether. To be black was to know the limits of freedom—excluded from… Continue Reading Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in WWII
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska Now – July 8, 2018 Byron Reed rose through the ranks as a member of the Freemasons. The Masons are a fraternal organization based on the bonds of brotherhood and civic leadership. Freemasonry spread westward across the plains with settlers like Reed, and as a philanthropist,… Continue Reading Master of the Lodge: Byron Reed and the Golden Age of Fraternalism in Nebraska
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
North Omaha: A Community of Change Now – January 2019 North Omaha is one of many distinct neighborhoods whose people contributed to the development of the city at large. While the borders of North Omaha are not firmly established, Florence, the Near North Side, Kountze Place and Walnut Hill are areas found within its boundary. From the earliest pioneers, this… Continue Reading North Omaha: A Community of Change
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100 November 24, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Representing the initials of founders H.H. Henningson, Charles Durham and Willard Richardson, HDR is known for pushing the boundaries of engineering and architecture innovation. The humble beginnings of this community giant began in 1917. Henning H. Henningson was struck by how many people near and far needed better… Continue Reading Pushing Boundaries: HDR at 100