NET Salutes The Nebraska Sesquicentennial

Nebraska Virtual Capitol

NET takes pride in documenting our great state. To celebrate Nebraska’s 150th birthday, NET is featuring a series of Nebraska 150 History Moments that highlight Nebraska people, places and things, as well as favorite programs from the NET archives. Use the playlist below to watch these one-minute segments and check back throughout the year as we will be adding more.

This project made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Nebraska. Special thanks to Humanities Advisors Dr. Sara Crook, Peru State College and Dr. John Wunder, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Emeritus Professor.

Click the playlist icon  in the top-left of the player to access the complete list of segments

Recent Productions

Patchwork On The Plains
Nebraska's Barn Quilt Culture
In this NET documentary, see how barn quilts are preserving history, commemorating families and promoting small town pride and patriotism. Travel across Nebraska to meet the people behind these colorfully painted quilts and hear... more››

Favorite Programs from the NET Archives

"Restless Prairie" features Nebraska's unique natural history. Hidden in Nebraska's landscape is a history that was carved by a... more››
Today, youth problems affect every social and economic class in America. This program explores the history and mission of Boys... more››
Throughout its history, Omaha's near north side has been the neighborhood that succeeding generations of immigrants have moved... more››
The sacred pole of the Omaha tribe, perhaps its most important religious symbol, is returned to the tribe following over 100... more››
Four Seasons in the Sandhills: A young woman makes a film about the tasks done in each season on a working Nebraska Sandhills... more››
Nebraska's part in the turbulent presidential election of 1968 and how the state played a significant role in the national... more››
A history of the early days of Nebraska television. Stories include the competition to get the first station and later the first... more››
Solomon Butcher began life in Nebraska as a homesteader and by his own admission, it didn't suit him. But he did enjoy... more››
Host Kim Todd takes a look back at 60 years of Backyard Farmer. Including interviews with current and past panel members and... more››
This program discusses a POW camp in Nebraska.