Here at Only In Nebraska, we love to look at our state’s history. Usually, we focus on the distant history from the early days of the state. But why not take a fun glimpse into the window of a more recent time? These photos from 1960s Nebraska are all full of sweet nostalgia.
Downtown Lincoln in May, 1963.
Looking down 13th Street from N Street.
A rather odd postcard from Beatrice, sometime in the 1960s.
Someone thought the Jack and Jill was postcard-worthy.
Holiday Inn, Lincoln, 1960.
Another postcard - check out that architecture! The pool looks so inviting.
A postcard from the Conoco Motel in Grand Island, sometime in the '60s.
A whole parking ramp full of B-47s.
A postcard from Lincoln AFB in 1960.
Another angle of Lincoln AFB.
This is the 818 AD HQ Lincoln AFB NE in 1960.
Four brothers hanging out on a couch in 1965.
We dig the groovy vest - and those curtains!
The director of training working out the scheduling board at Lincoln AFB.
This was taken in 1963.
A military member receives a commendation medal at Lincoln AFB in 1965.
A billboard just outside the gates at Offutt AFB in the early 1960s.
Janke-Stanley A/MR from Omaha, 1961.
How fast do you think this went?
This is Theodore White of the Omaha Indian Reservation.
The picture was shot in Macy on July 4, 1961.
A group of siblings stands together for a quick portrait.
This was on Easter, 1962. Considering the stylish dresses, this could almost be a recent photo.
The timeless Nebraska grandmother.
Just about everyone's grandmas looked like this in 1961 - the granny glasses, apron, and kitchen full of delicious food.
UNL life in 1966.
College boys have been goofing off for pictures since there have been cameras and colleges.
Do these pictures bring back any memories for you? Tell us about it (and share your own) in the comments!