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This is an advertisement for the Apex Bar, once located at 1818 North 24th Street in North Omaha. The bar was managed by Cleveland Lockard. Other staff included German Craig, John "Shot" Riley, Mathew Barnes, Billy Jackson, Helen Garner, and Victoria…

This is an image of a photo from the Omaha Star newspaper. This is part of an article on Thomas Real Estate, a black-owned business in North Omaha which had just hired four new sales persons. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items…

This is an image of an Carnation Lounge advertisement that was placed in the Omaha Star newspaper. The entertainment was provided by Iretha "Pepper Pot" Tucker, Miss "Flick" Montgomery, Prince "Stardust" Moss, and Richette. For interviews and oral…

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 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…

This is an image of an Omaha Star advertisement for the Carnation Lounge. The musicians included "Dickie," "Babe," Prince (Stardust) Moss, M.C. Richetta, and Cliff Dudley's Orchestra. Tickets cost one dollar. For interviews and oral histories of…

This collage features a number of advertisements from Black-owned businesses in North Omaha. The collage demonstrates the variety of businesses that thrived in North Omaha in the 1950s. The advertisements include restaurants, bars, realtors, and…

This collage features a number of advertisements from Black-owned businesses in North Omaha. The collage demonstrates the variety of businesses that thrived in North Omaha in the 1950s. The advertisements include restaurants, bars, realtors, and…

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 is composed of several advertisements for music events in North Omaha. The musicians and bands pictured include Louis Armstrong, T-Bone Walker, and Bullmoose Jackson and his Buffalo Bearcats. These events took place at the Dreamland…
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