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Circus Travel, Photo Albums

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0458
Content Description Includes two circus travel photography albums (circa 1890-1960) that depict approximately 550 photos of circus vehicles, parades, animals, acts, equipment, and vehicle accidents. The photograph subjects include the following traveling circuses: Lemen Brothers, La Tena, Barnum and Bailey, Ringling Brothers, J.H. Eschman, Fred Buchanan, Sells Floto, Forepaugh-Sells, Cole Brothers, Hagenbeck-Wallace, A.G. Barnes, Robbins Brothers, Arthur Brothers, Great Wallace, Ken Maynard,...
Dates: 1890-1960

Del Weber Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0094
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the files accumulated by Delbert Weber during his term as chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1977-1997). The files include correspondence, reports, memos, meeting minutes, forms, and other print records of the operations of the University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as his service on community boards and community and a small amount of family material including audiovisual material. The paper files include material organized and described in...
Dates: 1977-2016

Edith and Horace Hager Album

 Collection — Box: MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0069
Identifier: MSS-0069
Content Description A scrapbook kept by white husband and wife Horace and Edith Hager on a road trip across the United States and briefly Canada in the mobile home trailer in 1948. The couple departed their New Jersey home pulling their new trailer they named "Ched." Edith or "Ede" and Horace or "Chap" along with their dog Candy are shown posing around the trailer in May 1948 before their departure. Photographs on their trip depict sites, people, animals, scenery, and other...
Dates: 1948

Gertrude Ball Travel Album, 1925

 Collection — Box: MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0060
Identifier: MSS-0060
Content Description

Travel album or scrapbook documenting the trip of Gertrude Ball, Ridgway Ball, and Della Clapper from Omaha, Nebraska to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Their trip is narrated with extensive handwritten text in the album and includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera.

Dates: 1925

Hollie Bethel Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0041
Scope and Contents

The Hollie Bethel collection includes materials related to Dr. Hollie Bethel's life in education. She served as a professor of Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from about 1953 until 1977. The collection includes two photo albums which cover her life from the age of four weeks to the last years of her life (1913-1998); loose photographs; and photocopies of plaques.

Dates: 1913-1998

Japan Collection

 Collection — Box: MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0101
Identifier: MSS-0101
Content Description The photo album and loose photographs document the post-World War II occupation of Japan through over 150 personal and purchased photographs. The creator of the albums was a white man in the U.S. Army and while most of the photographs appear to be from occupied Japan, the Philippines and California are also seen. In addition to the photographs still attached in the photo album with some description and identification there are also many loose photographs, including some photos removed from...
Dates: 1946

Meredith Bacon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
Content Description The papers of Prof. Meredith Bacon document her research into LGBTQIA+ topics over many years and include transgender topics such as gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder. Her papers also document her transition to Meredith Bacon through media coverage along with correspondence from family, friends, colleagues, and strangers. An album of photos and negatives documenting Bacon’s dressing as a woman and posing for photos from approximately 1970 to the early 1990s is also part of the...
Dates: 1965-2015

Omaha Central High School Student Photo Album

 Collection — Box: 2019-009
Identifier: MSS-0140
Content Description

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.

Dates: circa 1920-1935

Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records

 Collection — Box: 2018-040
Identifier: MSS-0013
Scope and Contents The Omaha Chamber of Commerce Records cover business and industry in Omaha, Nebraska, spanning the period from 1912 until 1979. The records include meeting minutes from various committees and bureaus, the Chamber's newsletter (1912-1941 as Journal, 1941-1956 as News Bulletin, 1959-2004 as Profile), photographs, negatives, slides, newspaper clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, books and journals collected and used by the Chamber, and files with information about various businesses,...
Dates: 1912-2015

Omaha Symphony Guild Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0029
Scope and Contents The records of the Omaha Symphony Guild document events organized by the group as well as governance functions of the board of directors from circa 1990-2011 with gaps in the records. Organizational records include the secretary’s notebooks (2003-2006), treasurer’s notebooks and reports (1999-2005, Omaha Symphony Guild Advisor, as well as material created by other officers including the President, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, President-Elect, Vice President for Administration,...
Dates: 1950-2019; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

Peterson Construction Company, Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0484
Scope and Contents

Peterson Construction Company, Photo Album contains exterior photographs of houses in Lincoln, Martell, Hickman, and Roca, Nebraska constructed by the Peterson Construction Company of Lincoln, Nebraska around the 1930s.

Dates: 1930s

Redpath-Horner Chautauqua, Photo Album

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0456
Scope and Contents One photo album of the Redpath-Horner Chautauqua Circuit B created by A. Ross Miller and given to Eva V. Anderson in 1914. The album contains photographs of the All-Brothers Quartet, the Musical Maids, performers Eleanor Pardee, Marvel Best, Gretchen Meyers, Etna Aakin, Margaret Owens, Eva Anderson, Hazel Hestwood, G. Tack, and several others. The photo album documents tour stops in Alliance (Neb.) The Black Hills and Lead (S. Dakota.) Oakdale (Neb.), North Platte (Neb.), Scottsbluff (Neb.),...
Dates: 1914

Ruth Louise Schoch Papers

 Collection — Box: 2018-016
Identifier: MSS-0118
Content Description The Ruth Louise Schoch Papers include two photo albums, one photo holder, and a small number of loose photographs. It is likely that not all of the photographs grouped together in this collection were assembled by Schoch. Schoch’s name along with the date June 4, 1919 appears in the front of the photo album with the most captions and personal notes. Some of this information will be of use in further identifying locations and people in the photographs. The Schoch album includes...
Dates: circa 1910-1930

UNO Athletics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0074
Scope and Contents The UNO Athletics Collection is comprised of an array of documents and other materials related to the intercollegiate athletics program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha. The records include media guides, game programs, scrapbooks, artifacts and memorabilia, selected trophies and awards, marketing and publicity material, and administrative records from circa 1924 to the present. Included are materials related to specific sports,...
Dates: 1924-2019

UNO Maverick Productions Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0119
Scope and Contents The UNO Student Programming Organization Records consist of materials produced by SPO from about 1997 until about 2005. Included are the Homecoming binders for 2003/2004 and 2004/2005, which contain proposals, promotional material, Gateway newspaper articles, award information, candidate information, prep-work, rules, club information, grievances, photographs, and floppy disks. Also included are binders filled with Gateway newspaper advertisements from 1997 through 2000, and a box...
Dates: 1986-2015

Western Travel Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0095
Identifier: MSS-0095
Content Description Description provided by the seller. "String-tied photo album measuring 9" x 11" with a dog illustration on the front board. Near fine with faint spotting and some toning, with a few photos loose but present. An album containing 90 black and white photographs of a 1938 vacation to numerous United States cities via the Union Pacific Railroad and their adjourning bus route, extensively captioned and wonderfully organized. The album opens with a list of the cities visited and a color Union...
Dates: 1938

William Bates Omaha Indian Homes Photo Album

 Collection — Box: 2018-005
Identifier: MSS-0117
Content Description The photograph album of Dr. William Bates holds 52 photos of members of the Omaha tribe, their homes, other buildings, and surrounding countryside. Also included with the album is a numbered list identifying people in the photographs. The list was created by Dr. Will Bates. The photograph numbered 52 shows two men in a buggy and the man on the right was identified as Bates.A partial list of names provided by the seller: "Diddock, Dr. Picotte, Daniel Grant, Julia Decora, Minnie...
Dates: 1910

YMCA of Greater Omaha Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-0039
Content Description The records of the YMCA of Greater Omaha include material from the organization’s founding in the 19th century through the 21st century. Material documenting board meetings from the 1880s to the early 21st century is nearly complete. Also included are: newsletters and newspapers, fundraising material, membership information, marketing material, photographs (bulk 1970s-1990s), scrapbooks, and a small amount of media formats including VHS videotapes. The scrapbooks contain newspaper...
Dates: 1867-2013

York, Nebraska, Photograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0443
Content Description

Photograph album of studio portraits of unidentified subjects including men, women, and children. Photographs are mostly from Vanliew’s Studio in York, Nebraska, yet also contain images from Excelsior Artem (York, Nebraska), Scott Stewart (York, Nebraska), Lee (York, Nebraska), Kennedy (York, Nebraska), Brazda (Dodge and Howells, Nebraska), and Smith California Photo Gallery.

Dates: 1880-1890s