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Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center Records

Identifier: MSS-0113

Content Description

The records of the Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center documents the founding and operations of the organization in Omaha, Nebraska, circa 1996-2011. The collection includes board meeting minutes, founding documents, operations manuals, facility information, a local business directory, and other records. The collection also includes records (circa 1989-1996) documenting the activities of other Omaha organizations including GLSEN, PFLAG, and most notably ANGLE (Achieving New Gay and Lesbian Endeavors).


  • 1989-2013


Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION IS RESTRICTED UNTIL REVIEWED AND PROCESSED BY REPOSITORY STAFF. 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.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at


2 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)

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The collection has has been partially arranged and described.

Custodial History

Jay Tremont and his husband George Broadway were on the board of the Rainbow Outreach Metro Omaha GLBT Community Center. The material received in July 2017 was in a storage unit along with the center’s library and other items after the center closed.

New material added 2017-12-11: Records were stored in the home of Jay Tremont and George Broadway since the Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center closed.

Separated Materials

The Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center’s library of over 2,000 books was also donated to the UNO Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections in 2017. Titles by LGBTQ+ authors or on LGBTQ+ topics were retained by the repository. Titles may be found by searching the library catalog.


Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center Records
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Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger; Kassian Lemke-Elznic
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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