Nebraska Stories On Demand

Visit the Nebraska Stories webpage: http://nebraskastories.org

November 15, 2009
Beginning with highlights from the documentary "The Plow That Broke the Plains," we revisit the effects of the Dust Bowl on Nebraska. We then... more››
September 21, 2009
Langston Coleman was a tough, African-American kid from the slums of Washington D.C. In 1963, Coleman hitchhiked from Washington D.C. to enroll at... more››
August 20, 2009
Fontenelle Forest is not only one of the largest private nature centers in the country, it's also recognized by the National Park Service as a... more››
August 20, 2009
In 1963, Langston Coleman hitchhiked half-way across the country to enroll at the University of Nebraska and then one day this young, talented... more››
August 20, 2009
Burr Oak School in Custer County has long since closed, but we take a trip down memory lane through the recollections of former students.
August 20, 2009
The Homestead Act of 1862 gave immigrants from across the world a chance to live the American dream and so it is only fitting that a citizen ceremony... more››
May 13, 2009
In 1941, an Army Air Forces program in Tuskegee, Alabama began training African American servicemen to fly and maintain combat aircraft. World War... more››
May 13, 2009
Fantasia in Clay Born and raised in Germany, artist Gerit Grimm's exposure to American culture was mainly through movies. This young immigrant is... more››
May 13, 2009
Born and raised in Germany, artist Gerit Grimm's exposure to American culture was mainly through movies. This young immigrant is using her... more››
May 13, 2009
Bronc and bull rider Tina Vanderpool got a late start in rodeo, but age doesn't get in her way as she fearlessly throws her hat in the ring.

Pages