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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 Lounge in North Omaha. The advertisement is for a floor show and dance. The show featured two dancers known as Henrienne (Congo) Bowler a "sensational dancer" and Katherine (The Great)…

This is an image of a collage of "Family of the Week" articles from the Omaha Star newspaper. Each of the features included a picture of the family along with a short caption. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit…

This collage of articles from the Omaha Star shows pictures for the Gala Family Day in 1955. This collage included winners of the Twelfth Annual Coronation Pageant and the 1955 "Miss Sepia" Pageant.

For interviews and oral histories of this…

This is an image shows some members of a football team in North Omaha. No further information is provided.

For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.

This image is of Raymond Miller, winner of the Omaha Star's bicycle contest in 1950. The contest was for newspaper boys, and Miller won by selling the most newspapers. The Schwinn bicycle was presented by editor Mildred Brown. For interviews and…

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 is an image of the 1952 "Pennant Getters" who were part of a North Omaha baseball team. Some of the team members who are pictured are Billy Gray, Mel Daniels, Leroy Triggs, Clarence Hill, Thomas Franklin, Petey Allen, Joe Brooks, and Clavin…

This is an image of members of the Omaha chapter of the Head Start program. Head Start, initiated as part of President Johnson's "Great Society," provided low-income children with a few weeks of pre-kindergarten education in order for them to be…

This image from the Omaha Star shows a group of school children posing with their science experiments. The students pictured are Otis Bullion, Diana Lewis, Barry Gorum, Stephanie Hall, Billy Reed, Margaret Brown, Robert Lopez, and James Bland. For…
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