Apr 2014 – We are please invite back and host Brian and Colin Croft as they discuss the role of speculation in the development of the Nebraska Territory, examining both the influence of territorial “wildcat” banking and the early methods of land acquisition and disposal.
Brothers Brian and Colin Croft are instructors at Western Nebraska Community College. Brian is an English Instructor and also does a class on Nebraska History. Colin is a Social Science Instructor.
Aug 2012 – Colin and Brian Croft of the Western Nebraska Community College will be discussing several items from their map and historical document collection, with an emphasis on the western United States and western Nebraska migration/settlement in the late 1800s and early 1900s (railroad expansion and development, Kincaid Act, etc.). The program and subsequent discussion forum will be August 18 th beginning at 1:30pm.