About Jeff

Jeff is a fifth-generation Nebraskan and long-time student and writer of Great Plains history. A former newspaper reporter and editor, he is the author of seven books of Great Plains subjects.

He is also among the most frequently requested speakers of Humanities Nebraska, the largest speaker organization in the state. Since beginning as a public speaker in 2008, Jeff has presented more than 700 times to groups in nine states.

Jeff is a past trustee of the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation, past chair of the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission, and former marketing director of the Durham Museum.

Jeff can be contacted at jeffbarnesauthor@gmail.com.

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