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The following is an excerpt from Echo of its Time: The History of the Federal District Court of Nebraska, 1867-1933 by John R. Wunder and Mark. R. Scherer (February 2019). During the 1920s, the man chiefly responsible for the enforcement of the Prohibition laws in Nebraska was Robert Samardick. An immigrant from Montenegro i [...]
For such a straight-forwardly named holiday, President’s Day is celebrated by different names and with a variety of traditions nationwide. Despite being initially celebrated for George Washington’s birthday on Feb. 11—the holiday never falls on his actual birthday—a curious case where tradition hits legislati [...]