The Dreamland Ballroom was located on the second floor of the Jewell building at 2221 North 24th Street. This ballroom in the heart of North Omaha was a popular venue for many jazz musicians and the Dreamland Ballroom held some of the greatest acts during its hayday in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s until its closing in 1965. Many of these acts included Louis Armstrong, The Count Baise Band, Preston Love Sr., Dizzy Gillespie, and Anna Mae Winburn and The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, just to name a few! The Dreamland Ballroom was known to be one of the best places to see live jazz music in Nebraska.
This collection of images includes publicity shots of several bands and musicians that performed at the Dreamland Ballroom, and photographs of the performances and the auidence members enjoying the music. These images portray the essence of the Dreamland Ballroom and its importance to the music scene of North Omaha.