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Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This is a three-volume set of information about the Holocaust Education Fund created by Sam and Frances Fried for the purpose of providing education courses at the college and university level, with the aim of fostering understanding, compassion, and mutual respect toward the end of preventing mass atrocities like the Holocaust and other acts of genocide throughout the world. The Fund has financed courses at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of...
File — Volume 5
Scope and Contents The first volume covers the period circa 1966-2006 and contains information on the Frances and Sam Fried Holocaust and Genocide Education Fund, including printouts from the Fund website, correspondence, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, news clippings, press releases, legal documents, speech transcripts, strategic planning documents, financial reports, fundraising forms and fliers, reports, event programs, course syllabi, student papers on the lessons of the Holocaust, thank you notes from...
File — Volume 6
Scope and Contents The second volume covers the period circa 2006-2009 and contains course materials, syllabi, student assignments, poems about the Holocaust written by students, thank you notes from students, news articles, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, fundraising brochures, photographs, and reports. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Included are records of the National Holocaust Endowment Fund, the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund, and various...
File — Volume 7
Scope and Contents The third volume covers the period circa 2010-2013 and contains news articles, press releases, event programs, speech transcripts, meeting minutes, correspondence, organizational records, financial records, photographs, student papers about the Holocaust, a teacher's guide to the Holocaust, and other educational materials. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Included are organizational records of the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund and the Sam and...
File — Volume 10
Scope and Contents This volume covers the period from 1938 to 2013 and contains government documents, correspondence, proclamations, reports, newsletters, event programs, speech transcripts, photographs, and certificates. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.The first document in this volume is an October 28, 1938, telegram from Leipzig to the Secretary of State regarding the forced exodus of Polish Jews from Germany, followed by further telegrams regarding the anti-Semitic...
File — Volume 9
Scope and Contents This volume covers the period from 2006 to 2008 and contains information related to the Jewish Motorcyclists Alliance (JMA) and the 2008 Ride to Remember. The Ride to Remember was a charity fundraising event to benefit the Heartland Holocaust Educational Fund. The event took place on Friday, May 23, 2008, wherein approximately 100 Jewish motorcyclists from all over the United States and Canada rode from Omaha to Lincoln. Once they arrived in Lincoln, they attended a ceremony at the Nebraska...
File — Volume 8
Scope and Contents This volume covers the period from 1979 to 2013 (predominantly from 2003 to 2009) and contains material related to the Nebraska Holocaust Memorial at Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Memorial was dedicated on April 15, 2007. In 2009, a restricted endowment fund, the Sam and Frances Fried Nebraska Holocaust Memorial Endowment Fund (later renamed to the Sam and Frances Fried Holocaust Memorial Maintenance Fund), was established to maintain the memorial.The volume contains...
File — Volume 1
Scope and Contents This volume contains Sam Fried's autobiography, told with photographs, letters, passports, maps, travel documents, citizenship documents, news articles, patent documents, writings about Fried, and writing by Fried. The scrapbook includes a mix of original documents and reproductions. Several early documents are in Czech. The majority of the documents are in English.The first part of this volume covers his childhood in Mukacevo, Czechosolovakia (present day Mukacheve, Ukraine); his...
Scope and Contents This is a two-volume set of information about the Society of Survivors, which was founded by Sam and Magda Fried in 1978 and legally incorporated on July 11, 1979. At first, the Society numbered about 60 members, all Holocaust survivors living in Omaha, Nebraska. Sam Fried was elected the first Chair of the organization. Within a year, the organization had grown to about 100 members from Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, and Sioux City, Iowa. The organization spoke out against Holocaust deniers, and...
File — Volume 3
Scope and Contents The first volume covers the period from 1967 to 1979 (predominantly from 1978 to 1979) and contains articles, meeting minutes, news clippings, correspondence, memoranda, fact sheets, event programs, photographs, and other organizational records of the Society of Survivors. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.Much of the documentation relates to the Holocaust Survivors/Liberators Dinner on April 7, 1979, to honor American Veterans who helped liberate the...
File — Volume 4
Scope and Contents The second volume covers the period from 1979 to 2013 and contains news clippings, correspondence, event programs, newsletters, meeting agendas, photographs, and other organizational records of the Society of Survivors. Some of the documents are original and some are reproductions.The first half of the volume relates to the Holocaust Survivors/Liberators Dinner on April 7, 1979, including copies of thank you notes sent to participants, lists of veterans who attended or were invited...
File — Volume 2
Scope and Contents This volume contains biographical information about Magda Chunovic Fried (February 14, 1929-November 4, 1985), including photographs, letters, a dinner menu, identity documents, passports, travel documents, citizenship documents, news articles, cards, and other documents. Most of the documents are original and a few are reproductions.This volume begins with a police document from Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1945, verifying her identity, then continues with passports documenting her...
Scope and Contents The collection of Anthony Arnold includes material about politics, leadership, geography, and related topics in Afghanistan. Arnold was an intelligence officer specializing in Soviet affairs who served in Afghanistan in the 1970s. Since his retirement in 1979 he has written and lectured on Russian-Afghan relations.
Scope and Contents The Arthur Paul Papers, 1940-1974, include Paul's journals, correspondence, reports, notes, data, and other material about Afghanistan especially financial matters and economic developments in Afghanistan in the 1960s-1970s. He served the Asia Foundation as an economic advisor to the Royal Government of Afghanistan from 1960-1966. Paul kept a daily diary documenting his travels and work in Afghanistan during this time period, which have been microfilmed and the first seven of the fifty-nine...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The papers of UNO Biology Professor Barbara Hayhome include her diplomas from Hastings College and the University of Chicago, copies of her articles, material from her tenure or promotion dossier, material from her May 1995 memorial service, and other material.
Collection — Box 2017-020
Content Description The papers of Belle Hauser are composed of six diaries and a small amount of correspondence. Hauser was a teacher in Pennsylvania, which she discussed in her diaries. Her collection makes reference to her interest in and perhaps involvement in the Temperance Movement and the Democratic Party. One of her letters discusses the evils of liquor (possibly a portion of a speech).
Collection — Box MISC-02, Folder: UNO-0228
Content Description This small collection contains the program from the November 31, 1931, University of Omaha Homecoming football contest against Wayne; two copies of the Municipal University of Omaha Student Council Constitution; and a few newspaper clippings.
Collection — Box 2017-027
Scope and Contents The Bing Chen Papers comprises materials related to Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from about 1971 until about 1996, with the majority of content concentrated in 1994 through 1995. This collection is closed to researchers. However, much of the content is duplicated in the Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection and Dale Krane Engineering Collection, both of which are open without...
Collection — Box MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0086
Content Description The papers of Carl B. Whittlesey include a diary from 1965 and a multi-year diary containing entries from 1968-1970. The collection also includes two pieces of correspondence addressed to Whittlesey when he lived in Joliet, Illinois, in the early 20th century and St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1969.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Carl Jonas Papers hold the works of Omaha, Nebraska, novelist Carl S. Jonas. The manuscript portion of the collection includes typed novels and works-in-progress with hand-written corrections, including two versions of a novel entitled The X Family, an incomplete draft of The Deer and the Antelope Play, and three incomplete, untitled novels.New material added 2015-10-29: The papers of Carl Jonas include manuscripts of his...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Clifford D. Kantz papers are composed of the retired U.S. Air Force Major's remininsces and copies of documents related to his U.S. Air Force career and life beginning in World War II and continuing into civilian life.
Collection — Box 2016-091
Scope and Contents The Del Weber Papers comprise the paper 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. These files have not yet been organized.New material added 2016-03-15: This collection includes 1) Materials generated following Professor Weber’s announcement that...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The papers of Doris Lausen Ratekin document her activities as a student at the University of Omaha including her participation in Honors Convocations, sorority life, concerts, as well as academics. The collection also includes student directories and handbooks, a Corinthian Society pin, her class schedules, a red ribbon reading "Kiss me, I like it," an invitation to a hazing or initiation event, and other material.
Collection — Box 2016-105
Content Description The papers of Dorothy Patach document her travels around the United States and international trips, her community involvement, and her career in nursing and nursing education. Documentation of Patach’s trips include scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and ephemera from the 1930s to the late 20th century. Patach traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest, the West, and other parts of the U.S. There were many trips to California especially as her father worked in California for many years and...
Collection — Box MISC-14, Folder: MSS-0137
Content Description The collection of Dowty family papers include letters, receipts from church and related to a farm, mortgage documents, and other material. Most of the letters are addressed to Falls City, Nebraska with others addressed to or from Missouri and Oregon. People sending or receiving letters include: Lydia Dowty (perhaps later Mrs. Lydia Peck), Mr. And Mrs. Allison Dowty, George Ferguson, Mary Dowty, and others.
Collection — Box MISC-01, Folder: 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 aspects...
Collection — Box 2017-023
Content Description There are quite a variety of materials in this small collection. Along with monographs, the collection includes a selection of UNO event programs, publications, and publicity materials.
Collection — Box MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0067
Content Description The eighteen letters of brother Elmer and Charles (last name unknown) to their sister Mrs. Roy Hanson in Lynchburg, Ohio are dated 1910-1911. Among the topics covered are Charles' interest in spiritualism.Transcriptions provided by the seller:"As to hypnotism doctors certainly have to understand the art to be successful for so many patients have so many fancies and the great idea is to control their shots make them think they are...
Collection — Box 2018-026
Content Description The Ephraim Marks and David Rice collection is composed of personal material about this white, gay, Omaha couple. The collection includes a scrapbook kept by David Rice showcasing some of his work as an interior designer in the 20th century in Omaha along with biographical information about Ephraim Marks and David Rice from the time around Rice’s death. A copy of an oral history interview David Rice did with the Nebraska Jewish Historical Society is also available. Also included are photos of...
Collection — Box MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0116
Content Description The papers of Erwin R. and Melba Dee (nee Code) Eastwood document the life of this Agra, Oklahoma, couple during their dating or courtship and later marriage during World War II through their letters. The collection also includes a small number of unidentified photographs. At the end of the war, the letters continue as Erwin Eastwood worked away from the Eastwood's Oklahoma home. The letters in the collection are addressed to Melba Dee from her boyfriend and husband Erwin Eastwood, a Seabee in...