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This photograph shows the front exterior of the historic Jewell Building, located at 2221 North 24th Street in North Omaha. The Dreamland Ballroom was located on the second floor, and hosted locally, regionally, and nationally renowned jazz and blues…

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…

Omaha native Wynonie "Mr. Blues" Harris plays to a packed crowd at The Dreamland Ballroom. Harris had a number of hits in the late 1940s and early 1950s, and was on a national tour out of New York City at the time of this photo. For interviews and…

A packed crowd enjoys dancing and listening to the band at the Dreamland Ballroom in the 1950s. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.

This photograph shows Sonny Thompson and Band performing at The Dreamland Ballroom in 1951. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.
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