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Omaha (Neb.) -- History

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Art Petersen, Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s, Date Digitized: 2/1/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au084
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An oral history interview with Art Petersen. This interview was conducted by William Turner on an unknown date in the 1970s. Petersen was born and raised on a dairy farm in Bellevue, Nebraska. While on the farm, Petersen became the president of the Bellevue City Government and helped organize and create the district's fire department. In this interview, Petersen described his time on the farm, where he spent most of his life.

Dates: Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s; Date Digitized: 2/1/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with John W. Reickes, Interview Date: 1978 September 21, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au087
Scope and Contents UNO student William H. Turner, Jr. interviewed John W. Reickes about his time as a firefighter for the Bellevue Fire Department in Bellevue, Nebraska on September 21, 1978. Reickes worked for the Bellevue Fire Department from the 1940s to the 1970s. The two discussed the changes in the physical building of the fire department, changes in technology, mergers with other fire departments, and Reickes' career including his work for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the Great...
Dates: Interview Date: 1978 September 21; Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Mac McLaughlin, Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s, Date Digitized: 1/27/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au059
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An oral history interview with Mac McLaughlin. McLaughlin was the mayor of Bellevue, Nebraska, among other titles, during his life in the growing town after the 1920's. This interview focused on the people, places, and history of Bellevue. This interview was conducted by William Turner on an unknown date in the 1970s.

Dates: Interview Date: an unknown date in 1970s; Date Digitized: 1/27/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Shallcross, Interview Date: circa 1975-1979, Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au075
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The oral history interview of Mr. and Mrs. Shallcross was conducted by William Turner on an unknown date in 1970s. Mr. and Mrs. Shallcross lived most of their lives in Bellevue, Nebraska. In this interview they shared the town layout, events, and the people they knew while living in Bellevue.

Dates: Interview Date: circa 1975-1979; Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Mrs. J. Ogurek, Interview Date: 1979 June 11, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au090
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An oral history interview with Mrs. J. Ogurek. This interview was conducted by William Turner on June 11, 1979. Ogurek moved to Nebraska in 1911 and lived on a military base at Fort Crook, located near Omaha, Nebraska. Very soon after moving to Nebraska, Ogurek and her family bought a house in the village of Bellevue. In this interview, Ogurek talked about her life on the military base and her love for the "happenings" during the Great Depression era.

Dates: Interview Date: 1979 June 11; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017