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A couple swing dance to the music of Big Jay McNeely and his Band while they performed at the Dreamland Ballroom in 1952. The Dreamland Ballroom located in the heart of North Omaha was a music venue that provided an opportunity for many couples to…

This is a publicity shot of jazz musician Andy Kirk, who performed at The Dreamland Ballroom with his 12 Clouds of Joy. Andy Kirk and his 12 Clouds of Joy was a musical actsthat played at the Dreamland Ballroom in the late 1930s and early 1940s.The…

This is a signed promotional photograph of Andy Kirk and His 12 Clouds of Joy, a nationally known jazz and swing band. The inscription reads: Sincere Wishes To a real promoter and friend Andy Kirk For interviews and oral histories of this and…

This is a head-shot of Anna Mae Winburn, a former resident of North Omaha, who was the lead singer for the girls' group, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm performed their jazz and Big Band hits at The…

Former Omahan, Anna Mae Winburn, standing right in this photograph, leading The International Sweethearts of Rhythm. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm performed their jazz and Big Band hits at The Dreamland Ballroom during the 1940s.

This is a photograph of Beverly White, who was featured with Andy Kirk and his 12 clouds of joy when they played at The Dreamland Ballroom. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.

This is a publicity shot of Buddy Johnson of The Buddy Johnson Orchestra. Buddy Johnson was a nationally renowned musician who performed at the Dreamland Ballroom. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History…

This is a promotional photo for Charlie Barnett's Big Band, one of the only Caucasian-led bands that played at the Dreamland Ballroom.

This is a photograph of the Count Basie Band at the Dreamland Ballroom in January 1947. North Omaha musician Preston Love Sr. was a member of Count Basie's band at the time of the performance. Left to Right: Jack Washington, Baritone Sax; Buddy…

A packed crowd enjoys dancing and listening to the band at the Dreamland Ballroom in the 1950s. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube Channel.
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