The Jewell Building

Title

The Jewell Building

Description

This photograph shows the front exterior of the historic Jewell Building, located at 2221 North 24th Street in North Omaha. The Dreamland Ballroom was located on the second floor, and hosted locally, regionally, and nationally renowned jazz and blues acts for nearly 40 years. At the time of this photo, the first floor was home to Vecsie’s Beauty Shop and the Tuxedo Pool Hall.

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Source

Dreamland Ballroom, North Omaha History Harvest, 2011

Date

1940 circa

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Format

still image

Type

image

Coverage

Omaha (Neb.)

Original Format

photograph

Files

nom_dreamland_ballroom_0011.jpg

Collection

Citation

“The Jewell Building,” History Harvest, accessed May 28, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/163.

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