Found in 156 Collections and/or Records:
The National Association of Soda Jerks collection contains information about the membership organization (4 cubic feet), media coverage (2 cubic feet), its national conventions (2 cubic feet), and recollections shared by people who worked as soda jerks and business that included soda fountains (6 cubic feet).
A photo album belonging to a young white woman who attended Omaha Central High School. The album includes photographs of friends and family around Omaha and its environs including their homes. Some photographs are identified either by name such as Mel, Mabel, Ruth Guss, or Rex the dog or by their association to the photo album compiler such as noting that someone was their teacher or a classmate at Central High School.
The Omaha Covid-19 collection was created to document the experiences of the Omaha community during the covid-19 pandemic. The collection includes paper and digital materials from muliple donors. Contributers include Omaha businesses, Omaha community members, and UNO. Currently, the collection includes materials from 2020 to the present, as of February 10th, 2021, but collection is ongoing and will continue to grow. Some of the digital materials are available at covid19Omaha.omeka.net.
A small collection of canceled checks and circular letter from local business the Omaha Crockery Co. The 1906 circular letter promotes subscriptions to trade magazine Manufacturer and Merchant (Room 505, Paxton Block, Omaha) to "Western merchants" and storekeepers. One check from 1903 is made out to Omaha Merchant Exp. Co. in the amount $187.63 from Merchants National Bank. Two checks from 1929 to Union Pacific Railroad in the amounts $1.51 and $45.60 from Omaha National Bank.
The Omaha Music Collection documents Omaha musicians including bands, solo artists, composers, and collaborations. Material collected includes recordings as well as ephemeral material such as promotional stickers, buttons, and other material. The collection is open to material from most genres of music with new material added through purchases, free digital downloads or promotional material, and donations to the repository. See series descriptions for more detailed descriptions.
The collection of documentary films, unedited video interviews, and supporting documents for the Omaha Public Schools Making Invisible Histories Visible program for the 2017-2018 summer programs document music genres in Omaha. Topics include jazz, hip hop, funk, polka, women in indie music, Mexican American music, and music of new immigrants to the U.S. The 2019 projects were about some of Omaha's neighborhoods.
The Omaha Zine Ephemera Collection includes business cards, fliers, prints, and ephemera created by zine creators and programs from Omaha Zine Fest. The zine creators primarily, but not exclusively, are from Omaha. The ephemera was gathered or received by library employees between March 2017 and April 2019, primarily at Omaha Zine Fests.
A letter from Peycke Brothers of Omaha, Nebraska, dated April 11, 1876, to a customer about stock arriving and the prices at which each would be sold. Peycke brothers billed itself as "commission merchants and wholesale oyster dealers."
The Queer Omaha Archives Ephemera Collection is material collected or received from various sources.
The collection holds the correspondence files of U.S. Senator Robert B. Howell from his tenure in Congress and date from approximately 1922 through 1933. The files are organized alphabetically with only the letters A, R, and S represented in the folder headings. The folders contain many sheets directing the user to another heading. These see also sheets were produced by the creator of the files. Howell chaired the Committee on Claims from 1927 to 1933.