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This is an image of two African American service men standing in front of a sign at the 3520th Flying Training Wing. This unit was located at McConnell Air Force Base near Wichita, Kansas beginning in 1952. For interviews and oral histories of this…

An old belt buckle stamped with "US." Found by Merwyn Henderson at/near Fort McPherson in Nebraska.

This is an Omaha Star clipping of Charles F. Thomas at 18. The son of North Omaha resident, Annie M. Thomas, Charles was completing his training in the Air Force when this picture was taken. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items…

This collage depicts several examples of community involvement. The articles vary in topic, but include pastors at the St. John Baptist Church and the African Methodist Episcopal Church. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items…

This collage depicts several examples of North Omaha community activities. The images vary in topic, but include the Rattler's Club preparing food baskets for charity, a baby contest, and Boys' Club wrestlers. For interviews and oral histories of…

This collage displays a wide range of community involvement programs and activities throughout North Omaha. Churches, women's clubs, and sports teams are just a few of the featured organizations. There is also an article on the 'Mother of the Year"…

An old war uniform button. It is very worn down, but looks like it depicts an eagle and a shield. Button was found by Merwyn Henderson.

Three military buttons depicting an eagle with a shield. Original record from 06/20/2015 wrote- (1) Army uniform button v. Waterburg (CT), (2) and (3) also. Numbers refer to each button. Buttons found by Merwyn Henderson.

Ralph Orduna’s son, Philip Orduna Reis, discussed his father’s life and displayed some artifacts from his time at the Martin Bomber Plant and his service in the US Army Air Corps as a Tuskeegee Airman. You can find this and other…
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