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Champions in Action, circa 1939


Scope and Contents

A preliminary index of the film based on the version received has been created. • Clip 01: 0 – Title card 1 “Champions - in action – A Sponsored Film – by – Hal Chenoweth – Omaha”; title card 2 “Ray Olson – and – Foster May – Narrators”; radio newsroom of WOW, teletype machines, shortwave radio receivers, compiling news for Omaha; 2:13 remote radio broadcast using telephone lines from Sabetha, Kansas of dairy maid milking contest; 3:45 WOW broadcast from Iowa State Fair of crocheting contest; 5:06 4H building at the Nebraska State Fair team of twins who won breakfast competition; 7:44 Mrs. Louise Lynn (sp?) canoeing down the Missouri River to the Mississippi River and New Orleans with her husband; 8:26 Golden Spike Jubilee in Omaha and Council Bluffs featuring costumes, temporary period storefronts, parades; 9:55 baseball segment begins. • Clip 02: 0-1:25 – continues baseball championship game and closes featuring milk and food products including Butter Nut coffee and Uncle Sam Breakfast Food Company.


  • circa 1939


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From the Collection: 1 Gigabytes (Digitized films)

From the Collection: 0.1 Cubic Feet (2 DVDs)

From the Collection: .15 Cubic Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States