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John Schleicher is a native Nebraskan born in Superior and raised in Plattsmouth. He graduated from Hastings College with a bachelor’s degree in social science and education and received a master’s in history from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He was exhibits and programs assistant at Western Heritage Museum in Omaha from 1990-1992, then was executive director of the Dodge County Historical Society and director of the May Museum in Fremont from 1992-1994. From 1994-2002, he was the education and statewide services coordinator in the museum division of the Nebraska State Historical Society. John was Associate Professor, Special Collections Librarian for UNMC from 2002-2018. He has been involved with several historical and preservation organizations, including the Preservation Association of Lincoln, the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, the American Association for State and Local History and the Nebraska Museums Association.

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