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Notice the drawings on the mystery item

This week, we take a break from kitchen items. Notice the designs on the glass. If you know what this week’s mystery item is and what it was used for or if you ever used ...

What is this three-legged item?

We were sorry to stump readers this week. It doesn’t happen often, but when we do stump you, we don’t like it. Since Studebaker has a local connection, we were surprise ...

Exercise good throughout the ages and at any age

Studebaker is a household name and there is a local connection to it. Do you know where Studebaker originated and why? If you don’t know, you’re in for a surprise. Pl ...

Yikes, we stumped readers

It’s really lonely here this week at Out of the Museum. That’s because nobody responded with what last week’s mystery item was used for at the kitchen or dining ...

Continuing with the kitchen theme this week

Although reader response was lighter than expected for last week’s mystery item, we’re keeping with the food theme in hopes of stirring more responses from readers. Ac ...

Plenty of curly-hair fans in Lincoln

Readers came through this week big time in identifying last week’s mystery items, as the answers below show. We hope readers will know the purpose of this week’s myste ...

Communication by barbed wire

If you have an idea what this week’s mystery item pictured above is, please let us know at carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. For more hints, visit the Lincoln Area Archives Museu ...

Wool carders well-known around the area

We were pleased to see that several readers knew what last week’s mystery item was and its exact purpose. If you know or can figure out what this week’s mystery item i ...

Another week, another mystery item

OK, several readers had answers to last week’s mystery item from the Lincoln Area Archives Museum. But this week’s mystery item pictured here will probably be unknown ...

Readers haven't been stumped yet

Readers continue to be on a roll. For the third consecutive week, they knew the identity of last week’s mystery item. This week’s mystery item, which docent Lynn Ethen ...

Whatever could this item be?

Readers are on a roll. Several residents knew what last week’s mystery item was and hopefully, they’ll know the purpose of the item pictured here. If you know, please ...

Out of the Museum

  This week’s mystery question is in regards to the colorful glass display at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, located downtown at 640 5th St. Do you know what t ...

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 ...

Dolls are more than just toys

Do you know what connection is between the dolls pictured above and a religious festival? If  you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. If you don’t ...

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 ...