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Manpower Nebraska, circa 1919-1930


Scope and Contents

A preliminary index of the film based on the version received has yet to be been created. No audio. Chapters are named with some or all of what appears in that particular clip. The clips are very brief, usually less than 30 seconds in length, and overlap (a title and scenes may appear at the end of one clip and the beginning of the next). 51:45: Title card reads “Nebraska hens laid 933,084,000 eggs last year. Thousands of cars of poultry are shipped annually from the state.” Baseball star Babe Ruth with the queen of egg layers, aka Babe Ruth, aka Lady Norfolk. Baseball player Lou Gehrig is also at the end of the clip with baseball player Babe Ruth, and chicken Babe Ruth who lays an egg into the other Ruth's hand.


  • circa 1919-1930


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