History

Hina dolls on display this month at Lincoln Area Archives Museum

This week’s question about the mystery item pictured here is, “Did Japan produce articulated dolls in the 1800s like Germany, France and the United States? If you ...

Meet the new Lincoln Area Archives Museum docent

Do you know what was formerly at the site of Lincoln Woman’s Club on E and Fifth streets? If you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers will appear ...

Out of the Museum

What did the scale pictured above with docent Lynne Engellenner weigh? If you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers will appear in next week’s new ...

Are checks outdated today?

We’re giving you a break this week with no questions about the mystery couple pictured here this week. Next week, though, we’ll tell you about this generous couple. Re ...

Museum shows off new train depot model

 Carl Sulzer can hardly control his excitement about the new attraction at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, which is a scale model of Lincoln’s historic train depot. & ...

Out of the Museum

  This week, we don’t have a question for you to solve. We do ask that anyone lucky enough to have a Gladding, McBean tile send us a picture so other residents can see ...

Lincoln Museum’s living history volunteer plays “Miss Katie”

If an “Oscar” award was given for a living-history performance, Karen Krenovsky might win for her spirited depiction of “Miss Katie.” As a Lincoln Area Arc ...

And the subject last week and this week is desks

    We like desks. We use them at school, work and home. Desks are also historical, as last week’s and this week’s mystery item show. Can you guess which ...

Out of the Museum

Many students sat at this Lincoln High School desk, which is now part of an exhibit at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum at 640 5th St. Does anyone remember why the desks had t ...

Out of the Museum

This item is featured at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum at 640 5th St. What is this week’s mystery item? Send your answer to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers wil ...

Docent Kathy Freeman demonstrates this week’s mystery item

What is the mystery item that Lincoln Area Archives Museum docent Kathy Freeman is holding? Send your answer to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. The answer will appear in next week&rs ...

Out of the Museum

This week’s featured item really isn’t a mystery item. It will be explained in next week’s column. If you’ve been in lately to the museum, tell us what you ...

Out of the Museum

This item is featured at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum at 640 5th St. What is this week’s mystery item? Send your answer to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers will app ...

Out of the Museum

  This item is featured at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum at 640 5th St. What is this week’s mystery item? Send your answer to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers ...

Out of the Museum

  This item is featured at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum at 640 5th St. What is this week’s mystery item? Send your answer to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers ...