NEBRASKA...Our Towns is the compilation of histories of all incorporated municipalities in the state -- from Gross (the smallest) to Omaha (the largest). Each town's story includes a brief history and pictures showing a contrast between the past and present.
Published under the auspices of Nebraska's Second Century Publications Committee, with well-known historians as James E. Potter and John Carter of the Nebraska State Historical Society; James J. Reisdorff, free lance writer/publisher; and Dr. Robert manley, Senior Historian, the project took on documentary qualities. Coordinator Jane Graff, starting in 1986, completed the seventh and final volume in 1992. This all-volunteer effort gave Nebraska the distinction of being the only state with such a compilation presently in print. Nebraska...Our Towns was awarded the Certificate of Commendation by the American Association of State and Local History in 1994.
The books, printed by Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas, Texas on high quality ivory paper, are bound in bright red hard-covers and are available for purchase at amazon.com.