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  • Collection: Native Omaha Days

This clipping shows the women present at the 1948 Shriners’ Annual Ball. The caption says that the women were there to participate in the Shriner’s Annual Beauty Contest. The women are Fannie Harper, Mary Estes, Lois Brown, Dewene Hale,…

This is a photo of the 1955 pledge class of the Sphinx Club. They are part of the Beta Xi Lambda and Beta Beta chapters of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. According to the article, "Chapter Secretary Welcome T. Bryant said, 'We feel that we have one…

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 is an article describing the North Omaha Civil Rights group known as 4CL. The 4CL was demonstrating for fair employment opportunities at local businesses. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History…

This is an image of an Omaha Star write-up on an upcoming music performance at the Carnation Ballroom. The caption reads, "James Brown, with the Famous Flames, will be the featured entertainer at the Carnation Ballroom, February 16, 1957. Also with…

This is an image of an annual family dinner that was held in North Omaha. No information is available regarding the name of the family. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.

This is an advertisement for the Apex Bar, once located at 1818 North 24th Street in North Omaha. The bar was managed by Cleveland Lockard. Other staff included German Craig, John "Shot" Riley, Mathew Barnes, Billy Jackson, Helen Garner, and Victoria…

This is an image of an Omaha Star article on a Baptist youth rally held in 1949. The youth group organized the rally and featured a speaker and musical entertainment. The elected youth leaders of the group were Terry Young, Thomasleta Spence, Margie…

This collage contains several birthday announcements from the Omaha Star. The announcements on the collage are all young children under the age of ten. According to the captions, the parties were held at private homes as well as community areas like…

This collage depicts several birthday announcements from the Omaha Star. The announcements on the collage are all young children under the age of ten. According to the captions, the parties were held at private homes as well as community areas like…
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