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Cornbelt Champions, circa 1930-1939


Scope and Contents

A preliminary index of the film based on the version received has been created. • Clip 01: 0 – Title card 1 “Cornbelt – Champions – Chenoweth-Films – Omaha” with the 4H clover logo behind the title; title card 2 “4H” overlays first title card; title card 3 “Composition and Photography – H.L. Chenoweth – Narrator – Foster May”; Iowa State Fair grand and reserve champion baby beef, champion lambs, livestock auction, horse show, cattle; Nebraska State Fair grand and reserve champion baby beef; Aksarben livestock show champions; current king of Aksarben Albert Swanson enjoying champion beef; 2:42 Omaha Unicameral invited to beef dinner by Omaha Chamber of Commerce, wives are seated in another section of dining room as are members of the Nebraska Supreme Court; 4:11 Union Stockyards featuring cattle of August Meyer and sons; 5:08 cattle and pigs on Meyer farm in Iowa; 6:05 4H champion Lester Luck (?) interviewed about success, 4H; 7:35 Lester visits the Butter Nut coffee roasters plant, Uncle Sam Breakfast Food Company; 9:30 National Cornhusking Contest in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 100,000 in attendance; ends at 11:12.


  • circa 1930-1939


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.


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