Katherine Walter


Prairie Fire Newspaper went on hiatus after the publication of the September 2015 issue. It may return one of these days but until then we will continue to host all of our archived content for your reading pleasure. Many of the articles have held up well over the years. Please contact us if you have any questions, thoughts, or an interest in helping return Prairie Fire to production. We can also be found on Facebook and Twitter. Thank you to all our readers, contributors, and supporters - the quality of Prairie Fire was a reflection of how many people it touched (touches).

Katherine L. Walter is professor and chair of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Libraries and co-directs the UNL Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. From 1992–2000, Walter headed the Nebraska Newspaper Project, and since 2007, she has headed the Nebraska Digital Newspaper Project. Both grants are from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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