Author Archives: WNFRHC

Gretchen Deter: “Black Robe Priest”

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Karen Ott: Morrill Library Quilt History

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Jeanie Knudtson: The KKK in Nebraska

The program on June 17, 2017 will be presented by Jeanie Knudtson aka Marie Jean for Genealogical correctness :).  Jeanie will present a power point program on the KKK.  She will give some of the early history and then takes … Continue reading

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NSGS Family Recognition Certificate Program

WNFRHC Receives Nebraska State Genealogical Society Family Recognition Files In our never-ending pursuit to bring researchers potential brick wall breaking research material, the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center applied for and was chosen as the new home for … Continue reading

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Minatare Historical Committee to Discuss Book Project

The Minatare Historical Committee which usually meets every Monday at the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center at 10:00am will present a program on how the development of Minatare Memories – A historical account of the Tabor-Minatare community of … Continue reading

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Fr. Mike McDonald : Research in Ireland and Germany

Fr. Mike McDonald of the Christ the King Catholic Church in Gering will be presenting a program about his research in Ireland and Germany and his subsequent visits to both countries.  Fr. Mike has some really interesting stories and fascinating … Continue reading

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WNFRHC receives Bridgeport News-Blade & Broadwater News microfilm!

The West Nebraska Family Research & History Center has entered into an agreement with the Bridgeport Public Library to host their Bridgeport News Blade and Broadwater News newspaper microfilm collection effective Jan 13th.  The collection consists of 51 reels of … Continue reading

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The Bill of Rights and You

On December 15, 2016, the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center will host a new exhibit from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document.  The Bill … Continue reading

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West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing Graduating Class Photo Collection

WNFRHC receives West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing graduating class pictures and display The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing formerly the West Nebraska General Hospital School of Nursing recently moved their offices and training center to … Continue reading

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Robert Zemanek:
DNA basics for the Genealogist

For those new to the idea of DNA testing for genealogical purposes or those that are familiar with the concept of having their DNA tested to help prove and/or disprove a family connection and whether that’s even possible, this program … Continue reading

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