Archive for the 'People' Category

Janet McDonald

Today’s Facebook Friday post looks at a problem today that you may be able to help solve, and we look at the person who was instrumental in making this happen in the first place, library & history lover and library/museum supporter, Janet McDonald.

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William “Bill” H. McDonald

Today’s Facebook Friday post continues our look at the McDonald Family.  Last month, we highlighted Charles McDonald and today’s post highlights one of his sons, William “Bill” H. McDonald.

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Charles McDonald, Father of North Platte

Today’s Facebook Friday post is about the man who many early businessmen regarded as the “father of North Platte.”  Enjoy!

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King Fong Cafe

downtown North Platte, Nebraska, the King Fong Café! You may know it or remember it as “Salon Nicholas” or “Stephanie’s” or perhaps even the King Fong Café!  

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Allen Wilson Tout – Lincoln County’s Ornithologist

Wilson Tout was a charter member of the Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union and wrote the book on birds of Lincoln County (Nebraska) in 1947. Ornithology is the study of birds and Wilson and his wife, Nell, were passionate about the subject.

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