From the Omaha World-Herald, dated July 19, 1969:
Grand Island Social Club is 100 Years Old
World-Herald News Service
Grand Island, Neb. - The Liederkranz Society, one of Nebraska’s oldest social clubs, will begin its 100th year with a special dinner here Tuesday.
Six paintings, presented by the Grand Island Sketch Club, the state’s oldest art organization, will be unveiled at the dinner.
The first Liederkranz club house was built in 1871 on land donated by the Union Pacific.