MONA Exhibit Showcases Lincoln Highway Photos


The Museum of Nebraska Art is highlightinga selection of photographs taken by Wright Morris to commemorate the 100thanniversary of the Lincoln Highway.

Morris is a writer known for his autobiographicalnovels -- many of which depict the Nebraska plains. Eventually, his interest in photography led him to combine his writing and his photos into "photo-texts" that portray Nebraska's history.

The exhibit will run from June 25 until Sept. 8 at the museum.

The photographs, taken between 1941 and1954, feature glimpses of American life along the Lincoln Highway. They depictareas spanning from Washington, D.C., through Nebraska and on into California.

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