Thomas Rogers Kimball

Thomas Rogers Kimball (April 19, 1862 - September 1, 1934) was born in Linwood, Ohio, Kimball and moved to Nebraska in 1871. An architect and master planner, he was national leader who designed Nebraska landmark buildings and exhibition facilities. Kimball advised on and the planning and design of such facilities as the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition...

Marty Ramirez

Mauricio “Marty” Ramirez is a third-generation Nebraskan from Scottsbluff. He is descended from beet workers. An avid baseball player, he played second base on Scottsbluff's state championship Midgets' baseball team in 1960. Marty would become the first Latino baseball player for the Chadron State College baseball team in 1964. He graduated from Chadron State College with...

Sam Franco

Severiano Franco was born  on February 11, 1938 in Minatare, Nebraska to Santos Franco and Andrea Hernandez, both Mexican immigrants. They settled in Minatare along with many other immigrant families to provide agriculture labor to the sugar beet industry. During his early years in school, the city of Minatare maintained two different schools. One school was...

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