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Alliance Field Trip : June 22nd

The West Nebraska Family Research & History Center is once again planning a Field Trip for one of our regularly scheduled Genealogy Roundtable Forums, this year we are planning to visit the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery at Alliance, the Sallows Military … Continue reading

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North of the Platte, South of the Niobrara Book Signing Event, February 10th

Author Bryan L. Jones will be visiting us here at the Research Center on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm for a book signing event of his latest work. Filled with adventurous writing, sharp scrutiny, meticulous and audacious use … Continue reading

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Elvira: A Mexican Immigrant Woman
Book Signing Event, June 30th

A new memoir, Elvira: A Mexican Immigrant Woman – 1909-2012, by Eduardo Hernández Chávez has now been published by Ediciones Lengua y Cultura that brings to light a little-known aspect of Mexican-American history. The memoir is the intriguing personal story of … 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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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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The INDEX Archive books

The INDEX newspaper, aka the Mitchell Index, ceased operation with their last published issue on 29 June 2016.  Due to declining revenue and increased printing costs Owner/Publisher Chabella Guzman has decide to shut down the weekly print newspaper.   According … Continue reading

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WNFRHC marks 10th Anniversary

Family and friends of the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center joined together on Saturday, March 1, 2014 to help celebrate our first decennial or tenth anniversary amidst potentially uncooperative weather.  Like ten years ago, a snow storm visited the area and threatened to dampen the spirits … Continue reading

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Rich Dermer Research Collection

Rich Dermer was an avid genealogist who loved the Germans from Russia people and their stories.  Rich spent countless hours researching some of the Germans from Russia families and compiling as much information as he could, including the arduous task of clipping … Continue reading

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