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1925 Business Guide, Colored Commercial Club of Omaha, Nebraska

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1925 Business Guide, Colored Commercial Club of Omaha, Nebraska

Description

The Omaha Colored Commercial Club was formed in 1920 to aid African Americans in finding employment and learning which businesses to support. It was important for the community to know which businesses were black-owned or willing to hire employees from the black community so that they could support positive businesses. Later on, other North Omaha organizations, including the Omaha Urban League (established in 1928) and The Omaha Star (a newspaper established by Mildred Brown in 1938) and would assist African Americans in learning which businesses to work for and patronize.

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Source: “Multi-Ethnic Guide,” Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, 2006.

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Creator

Colored Commercial Club of Omaha

Source

Warren Taylor, North Omaha History Harvest, 2011

Date

1925

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Format

documetn

Language

English

Type

image

Coverage

Omaha (Neb.)

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Original Format

Booklet