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  • Collection: Native Omaha Days

This is a collage that was created for Native Omaha days. This collage shows several examples of newspaper articles covering civil rights issues in Omaha. The collage includes articles on 4CL, the Black Panthers, and police brutality. For interviews…

This is an image of an advertisement for the Carnation Ballroom in North Omaha. The band and musicians mentioned include: Faye Adams, Amos Milburn, Ursula Reed, Joe Morris, The Orioles, Billy Clark, Al Savage, and the Spiders. For interviews and…

This image is of Jerry Davis, the winner of the Women's A Flight Championship of the Central State Golf Tournament in 1949. The tournament was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Ms. Davis had been golfing for one year when she won the championship. For…

This is an image of two African American service men standing in front of a sign at the 3520th Flying Training Wing. This unit was located at McConnell Air Force Base near Wichita, Kansas beginning in 1952. For interviews and oral histories of this…

This image shows several advertisements for music events in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured include Ray Charles, Joe Morris, The Drifters, and Lionel Hampton. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the …

This collage is composed of several advertisements for music events in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured include B.B. King, Howling Wolf and his Orchestra, Johnny Otis, and Lionel Hampton. For interviews and oral histories of this and…

This collage is composed of several advertisements for music events in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured include Louis Armstrong, T-Bone Walker, and Bullmoose Jackson and his Buffalo Bearcats. These events took place at the Dreamland…

This collage features several advertisements for music events in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured include Duke Ellington, Anna Mae Winburn and her International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Preston Love, and Count Basie. The events took place…

This image focuses on two advertisements for music events at the Dreamland Ballroom in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured are Duke Ellington and Anna Mae Winburn and her International Sweethearts of Rhythm. It was not uncommon for the…

This image focuses on a few advertisements for music events at the Dreamland Ballroom in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured are The Ravens, Earl Hines, Louis Jordan, and Terry Gordon. For interviews and oral histories of this and other…
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