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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG0843.AM:  Capitol Beach Amusement Park (Lincoln, Nebraska)



Typescript:  1930

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Amusement park

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of an undated typescript written by Lois D. Gerard of Fairbury, Nebraska. The typescript is entitled, “On Visiting Capitol Beach.” The story describes a visit to the Capitol Beach Amusement Park in Lincoln, Nebraska, through the viewpoint of a young woman accompanied by her boyfriend. Various attractions, events, prices, etc. are described. Also included is a letter from the Nebraska State Journal to Lois Gerard declining the story for publication. The letter is dated May 30, 1930 and is signed by Frank L. Williams, managing editor.



INVENTORY



Capitol Beach Amusement Park story and letter, 1930



 



Subject headings:



Amusement parks — Nebraska — Lincoln

Amusements — Nebraska — Lincoln

Capitol Beach Amusement Park (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Clemens, Lois D. (Gerard), 1907-1998

Dating (social customs)

Recreation — Nebraska — Lincoln

Williams, Frank L., 1866-1943