Crowds and balloons greet Richard and Pat Nixon at the City Auditorium in Omaha on May 4, 1968. Richard Nixon spoke while campaigning for president in Nebraska. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Crowds and balloons greet Richard and Pat Nixon at the City Auditorium in Omaha on May 4, 1968. Richard Nixon spoke while campaigning for president in Nebraska. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Jessie Johnson, 7, and Amber Muell, 21 months, at Omaha’s Gifford Park, 35th Avenue and Davenport Street, in May 1993. THE WORLD-HERALD




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Jessie Johnson, 7, and Amber Muell, 21 months, at Omaha’s Gifford Park, 35th Avenue and Davenport Street, in May 1993. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Bob Edwards surveys the damage to his crops three miles south of North Bend, Nebraska, after a mid-August hail storm in 1973. Prior to the storm, him corn stood 8 feet high. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Bob Edwards surveys the damage to his crops three miles south of North Bend, Nebraska, after a mid-August hail storm in 1973. Prior to the storm, him corn stood 8 feet high. THE WORLD-HERALD

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A 50-foot-high wall of the World Theater came crashing down on July 14, 1980, in downtown Omaha. Anderson Excavating was demolishing the theater. They had blocked off 15th Street because the wall was unstable and in danger of collapse. THE WORLD-HERALD


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A 50-foot-high wall of the World Theater came crashing down on July 14, 1980, in downtown Omaha. Anderson Excavating was demolishing the theater. They had blocked off 15th Street because the wall was unstable and in danger of collapse. THE WORLD-HERALD

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A roller coaster from Playland Park in Council Bluffs is reflected in a water hole at Dodge Park in October 1959. THE WORLD-HERALD
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A roller coaster from Playland Park in Council Bluffs is reflected in a water hole at Dodge Park in October 1959. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Husker coach Bob Devaney instructs quarterback Van Brownson on the sideline as assistant Tom Osborne looks on in 1969. THE WORLD-HERALD


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Husker coach Bob Devaney instructs quarterback Van Brownson on the sideline as assistant Tom Osborne looks on in 1969. THE WORLD-HERALD

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St. Margaret Mary students shield themselves from drizzle as they walk home along Dodge Street on March 11, 1974. Omaha only had rain as it dodged a winter storm that dumped a foot of snow on the Nebraska Panhandle. THE WORLD-HERALD



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St. Margaret Mary students shield themselves from drizzle as they walk home along Dodge Street on March 11, 1974. Omaha only had rain as it dodged a winter storm that dumped a foot of snow on the Nebraska Panhandle. THE WORLD-HERALD

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The Burlington Railroad bridge a few miles east of Columbus, Nebraska, collapsed into the Loup River in March 1960. Rain fell on top of heavy snow run-off to cause flooding across eastern Nebraska. THE WORLD-HERALD
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The Burlington Railroad bridge a few miles east of Columbus, Nebraska, collapsed into the Loup River in March 1960. Rain fell on top of heavy snow run-off to cause flooding across eastern Nebraska. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Some things never change — buckets of water and a sprinkler were a good keep-cool tool on a hot summer day in 1980. From left, Corey Harner, Dean Timperley and Jeff Petry have an afternoon of water fun. The boys were 12 years old. THE WORLD-HERALD


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Some things never change — buckets of water and a sprinkler were a good keep-cool tool on a hot summer day in 1980. From left, Corey Harner, Dean Timperley and Jeff Petry have an afternoon of water fun. The boys were 12 years old. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Ellen Goldstein, 18, and Gale Sayers, 18, were named Queen and King of Sports at Central High School’s annual O Club at Peony Park on June 2, 1961. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Ellen Goldstein, 18, and Gale Sayers, 18, were named Queen and King of Sports at Central High School’s annual O Club at Peony Park on June 2, 1961. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Omaha Central grad and former Chicago Bears great Gale Sayers hands off the ball to Mike Baxter, 13, at Adams Park in Omaha. The free football clinic ran two days in the summer of 1972. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Omaha Central grad and former Chicago Bears great Gale Sayers hands off the ball to Mike Baxter, 13, at Adams Park in Omaha. The free football clinic ran two days in the summer of 1972. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Omaha Central grad Gale Sayers, an all-pro halfback for the Chicago Bears, signed autographs for 2 1/2 hours in the Sears store at Crossroads Mall on April 22, 1967. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Omaha Central grad Gale Sayers, an all-pro halfback for the Chicago Bears, signed autographs for 2 1/2 hours in the Sears store at Crossroads Mall on April 22, 1967. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller was in Omaha on June 12, 1968, to conduct youth baseball clinics. He’s shown here at Christie Heights with, from left, Tom Bojanski, Jerry Jacobsen, Mark Kleine, Dan Salem and Tim Wagman. The clinics were sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department, the American Baseball Coaches Association and The World-Herald. THE WORLD-HERALD



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Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller was in Omaha on June 12, 1968, to conduct youth baseball clinics. He’s shown here at Christie Heights with, from left, Tom Bojanski, Jerry Jacobsen, Mark Kleine, Dan Salem and Tim Wagman. The clinics were sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department, the American Baseball Coaches Association and The World-Herald. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Patrolmen C.H. Vancil, left, and Wally M. Jernigan with a confiscated flag dress that landed Wade S. Wright, 23, and Roger W. Du Rand, 25, in hot water. The two were arrested on Sept. 17, 1968, on charges of desecrating an American flag. The dress was on display in their store, The Farthest Outpost, at 1106 Howard St. in Omaha. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Patrolmen C.H. Vancil, left, and Wally M. Jernigan with a confiscated flag dress that landed Wade S. Wright, 23, and Roger W. Du Rand, 25, in hot water. The two were arrested on Sept. 17, 1968, on charges of desecrating an American flag. The dress was on display in their store, The Farthest Outpost, at 1106 Howard St. in Omaha. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Some things never change: Rush-hour traffic crowds Dodge Street in June 1955. THE WORLD-HERALD
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Some things never change: Rush-hour traffic crowds Dodge Street in June 1955. THE WORLD-HERALD

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