Grand Island, Nebraska
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Yancey Hotel. For our first date, my husband took me to a theatre that was beside the Yancey Hotel. The movie - Towering inferno. It was a cold night and the line for the movie was stretched around the block. To get warm we walked the stairs in the Yancey Hotel while we waited for the line to thin down.
HISTORIC PHOTO - 1895 Grand Island baseball team; front row seated left to right: Booker (2nd base); D. Linahan (catcher) middle row also seated: H. Crossman (shortstop); P. Glade (3rd base); J. Rourke (manager), C. Rollins (outfield), and F. Glade (pitcher) back row (standing): Richardson (outfielder); Schwaiger (catcher); Ryder (1st base); Buenz (outfield)
Old Carnegie Library (Grand Island, Nebraska)
Old Carnegie Library (Grand Island, Nebraska) This was the old library before they built the new much larger library down the street from it. It was incredible inside and very organized with old library tables and coveys of books everywhere. I loved going here so much, and did so as often as I could. The new library is spectacular but I will always miss the old one.
Saburo Shindo poses for Grand Island photographer Julius Leschinsky in 1913 in a photo from Stuhr’s collection. Shindo owned and operated the Palace Café once located at 120 South Locust Street. Shindo was born in Aki, Hiroshima, Japan on May 5, 1879. He came to the United States in 1903, locating first in Evanston, Wyoming. Later that same year, he bought a restaurant in Lexington, Nebraska. In 1907, Shindo purchased a new restaurant in Elm Creek. He came to Grand Island in 1908 and o...
Julius Leschinsky took this photograph from the top of the Nebraska Mercantile Building (358 North Pine Street) looking southwest. The picture highlights the Union Pacific Railroad’s passenger depot, completed in 1918. Behind the depot is the four-story Koehler Hotel, located in the southwest corner of North Locust and West South Front Streets.