From the Desk of Wendy Katz: The Surprising History of the Everyday American

The following is by Wendy Katz, editor of The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898–1899: Art, Anthropology, and Popular Culture at the Fin de Siècle (February 2018). Many of the photos included below can be found at the Omaha Public Library—and Wendy … Continue reading From the Desk of Wendy Katz: The Surprising History of the Everyday American

From the Desk of C. Richard King: Go Redhawks!

C. Richard King is a professor of comparative ethnic studies at Washington State University. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including Redskins: Insult and Brand (Nebraska, 2016), Team Spirits: The Native American Mascots Controversy (Nebraska, 2001), … Continue reading From the Desk of C. Richard King: Go Redhawks!

From the Desk of Nicole Tonkovich: Chief of War, Chief of Peace

The following is by Nicole Tonkovich, professor of American literature at the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of The Allotment Plot: Alice C. Fletcher, E. Jane Gay, and Nez Perce Survivance (Nebraska, 2012). Additionally, she wrote the new … Continue reading From the Desk of Nicole Tonkovich: Chief of War, Chief of Peace