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This is a collage that was created for Native Omaha days. This collage shows several examples of newspaper articles that depict stories on the topic of the civil rights movement. The collage includes articles on 4CL, the Black Panthers, and police…

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 collage from the Omaha Star includes an article on the Mayor's Bi-Racial Committee, a photo of a priest, and a police squad car.

The article reads,

We the members of the Omaha Archdiocesan Catholic Interracial Council stat in spirit and…

This image shows a group of women who were gathered for an annual conference for the Nebraska State Federation of Colored Women. The organization sought to advance the rights of African Americans and promote race relations. For interviews and oral…

This photograph from the Omaha Star shows North Omaha residents picketing for fair employment opportunities. One sign reads, "Don't buy where you can't work!" This strategy, called selective patronage, was very popular during this era. For…

This is a photo published in the Omaha Star of five Omaha Black Panthers leaving their station in Omaha. The Panthers's names are listed as Cecil Griffo, Frank Peak, House, and William Peak. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items…

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 collage shows a number of organizations within the North Omaha community. The images vary in topic, but include a Family of the Week picture, a scholarship announcement, and a picture of the winners of the Carnation Lounge's Amateur Hour…

This article describes an effort by the DePorres Club of Omaha to compel Reed's Ice Cream to hire African American employees. The DePorres Club was a civil rights organization that operated in Omaha between 1947 and 1960. Members included Mildred…
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