Nebraska Authors

Mary Jane Nielsen

AKA: Mary Jane Nielsen-Ringsmuth

Nielsen is Vice President of NECO Security. Along with her collaborator Jon Roth, Nielsen has made use of the magnificent Edholm and Blomgren photography collection to tell the story of Lincoln, Nebraska, its businesses, personalities, streets and neighborhoods from the late 1940s on, in a series of carefully written and beautifully illustrated local histories.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Nonfiction; Cookbooks; Local History; Lincoln, Nebraska


Vice President of NECO Security

Places Worked



Lincoln Women's Club President
Helped organize Miller & Paine nostalgia dinners


The year 2000 & beyond ... : Lincoln women leading the way. 1999. (Girl Scouts of America)
From Soup to Nuts: Recipes You'll Always Remember From Places You'll Never Forget. (contributor/compiler) [date of publication unknown]
A Street Named 'O' : A Journey of Memories Down the World's Longest Main Street. 2006. (Added author: James L. McKee)
Life in Lincoln: As We Remember it. 2007. (With James L. McKee)
Lincoln Looks Back. 2009. (with Jonathan Roth, forward by Gil Savery)
When I was a Kid. 2009. (with Jonathan Roth)
Game Day Memories : Tailgaters, Touchdowns and Traditions. 2010.

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Mary Jane Nielsen

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