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      MONA Exhibit Showcases Lincoln Highway Photos

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      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.

      For more information, go to http://mona.unk.edu/mona/exhibitions.html.

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