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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 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 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…

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 band and musicians mentioned include: Faye Adams, Amos Milburn, Ursula Reed, Joe Morris, The Orioles, Billy Clark, Al Savage, and the Spiders. For interviews and…

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 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 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…
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