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This is a signed promotional photograph of Evelyn McGee, a vocalist with The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, an all female jazz band. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm played at The Dreamland Ballroom often during the 1940s. For…

This is a photograph of Beverly White, who was featured with Andy Kirk and his 12 clouds of joy when they played at The Dreamland Ballroom. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.

This is a promotional photo for Charlie Barnett's Big Band, one of the only Caucasian-led bands that played at the Dreamland Ballroom.

This is a 1941 publicity photo for Jay McShann and his Big Band, which included Charlie "Yardbird" Parker.

This is a photograph of the Count Basie Band at the Dreamland Ballroom in January 1947. North Omaha musician Preston Love Sr. was a member of Count Basie's band at the time of the performance. Left to Right: Jack Washington, Baritone Sax; Buddy…

This photograph shows Earl Bostic performing to a packed crowd at the Dreamland Ballroom in North Omaha. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.

This is a promotional photo of legendary jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong, Armstrong addressed the photo to Jimmy Jewell, owner of the Dreamland Ballroom. The inscription reads: My Best wishesTo “Jimmy” A “Fine…

This is a photo of Dizzy Gillespie playing at The Dreamland Ballroom in the summer of 1948. Dizzy Gillespie was a legendary bebop and jazz trumpet player and toured nationally beginning in the mid-1940s and continuing for decades later. For…

This is a promotional photo for the Nat Towles Orchestra, a well-known territory band that performed throughout the Midwest. In 1934, Nat Towles moved to Omaha and played the Dreamland Ballroom and other local venues through the 1950s. For…

This photograph shows the legendary Dizzy Gillespie (standing) and his band playing at The Dreamland Ballroom in North Omaha in the summer of 1948. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube…
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