Nebraska Authors

Thomas B. Johnson

AKA: Thomas Berger Johnson

Born 1890-05-19 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1968
Seward, NE (USA)

Many of Thomas Berger Johnson's works are at the Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Harvard, NE
Stanton, IA
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Visual Work




Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS: 1921-1923
Broadmoor Art Academy, Colorado Springs, CO:1923-1924
Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS, 1924-1925
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN: 1926-1927
Special course in welding: 1928



Places Worked

College of Agricultural Engineering Tractor-Testing Laboratory, University of Nebraska: 1930-1955


Worked under Dr. Birger Sandzen at Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS
Studied with Robert Reid at the Broadmoor Academy of Art in Colorado Springs, CO


Tenements (Lincoln).1939. (oil painting)
"O" Street Flag Shanty (Lincoln). 1941. (oil painting)
Smoke Drift (Burlington Roundhouse, Lincoln). 1949. (oil painting)
Antelope Creek Bridge or Blue Rhapsody (Lincoln). 1949. (oil painting)

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