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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…

This is an article describing the North Omaha Civil Rights group known as 4CL. The 4CL was demonstrating for fair employment opportunities at local businesses. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History…

This is an Omaha Star advertisement for the Off Beat Supper Club. The club showcased exotic dancers, interpretive dancers, and blues. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.

This collage features several advertisements for music events in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured include Duke Ellington, Anna Mae Winburn and her International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Preston Love, and Count Basie. The events took place…

This is an newspaper advertisement for the Carnation Ballroom in North Omaha. The Carnation Ballroom was hosting a Sepia Pageant Dance and Floor Show. The entertainment was provided by Roy Brown and his Mighty, Mighty Men. For interviews and oral…

This is an advertisement for Tululah's Home Cooked Meals that appeared in the Omaha Star. The restaurant was located at 2422 Burdette Street in North Omaha. The menu featured traditional soul food options such as fried chicken, green, potatoes, and…

This image is of Joseph Shearron, the winner of the Omaha Star's 1949 bicycle contest. The Omaha Star held this contest for its paper boys every twelve weeks. Miller won the contest by selling the most newspapers. The Schwinn bicycle was presented by…

This is a holiday advertisement for Joe's Record Agency. Joe's Record Agency was located on N 24th St in North Omaha, and the ad appeared in the community newspaper, the Omaha Star. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please…

This Omaha Star image shows a women's bowling team that was sponsored by Crosstown Cleaners. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.
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