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Posted on: March 21, 2023


On April 7th from 1-5 pm at Frankfort Square, the BUS-eum will be in town.

This mobile museum will feature social history from the Greatest Generation. It contains exhibits on anti-German hysteria of WWI, the flu pandemic of 1918-1919, prohibition-era bootlegging in the American Heartland, the “Second Wave” of the Ku Klux Klan in the Midwest of the 1920s, and farmer rebellions during the Great Depression. In addition to the exhibit, university students from Germany and America will be holding a discussion circle on global climate change titled “Heartland’s Future: How Might We Live Together on a Changing Planet?” from 1:30-2:30 PM, and Michael Luick-Thrams will have a presentation on Cow Wars Farmers Rebellions from 3-4 PM. More information on the BUS-eum can be found at:,, and This exhibit is sponsored by a grant from the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation.

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