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These are two advertisements for musical acts in Omaha. The first is for Eddie Boyd and his Orchestra at the Carnation Ballroom in North Omaha. The second is for of an advertisement for Roy Hamilton and his All-Star Orchestra at the new Omaha City…

This is an Omaha Star advertisement for the Carnation Ballroom in North Omaha. The event was entitled, "A Night in Harlem" and featured musicians Cliff Dudley and Richetta. The MC for the event was Leon Oden. The event also featured Sami Jett who…

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 advertisement for the Carnation Ballroom in North Omaha. The musicians are Otis William and the Charms. Advanced tickets to the event were sold for $1.50. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit…

These are advertisements for the Carnation Lounge that were placed in the Omaha Star newspaper.The musicians are Johnny Ace and his Orchestra, Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thorton, and Eddie Boyd and his Orchestra. For interviews and oral histories of this…

This is an advertisement for an appearance by Eddie "Mr. Cleanhead" Vinson at the Carnation Ballroom in North Omaha. The ad describes Vinson as "America's Greatest Blues Singer." For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit…
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