signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Lettered notices or other displays that bear names, directions, warnings, advertisements, or symbols that are displayed or posted for public view. For smaller, less public identifying notices, use "labels (identifying artifacts)." For systems of signs arranged to communicate directions or essential information, use "signage."
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 2019-077
Scope and Contents Two yard signs opposing Nebraska ballot initiative 416. Both signs read "Vote against 416" and "B.A.D. 416" with lines through this text. One sign is mounted on metal for placement in a yard with an addition sign reading "Keep things the same!" stapled to the top of the sign. Initiative 416 amended the state "constitution to make it unconstitutional for the state to recognize or perform same-sex marriage or civil unions. The referendum was approved on November...
Scope and Contents Handmade signs created for protests or rallies by the Queer and Trans Services (formerly Gender and Sexual Orientation) student agency of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Item — Object QTS 
Scope and Contents A black and white vinyl sign for Trans Day of Remembrance, circa 2014.
Dates: circa 2014
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The UNO Demonstration and Rally Collection documents local, national, and international demonstrations, rallies, protests, and other similar actions. The collection includes posters, signs, handbills, and photographs documenting specific events as well as general movements or actions. While there is a specific interest in documenting activities in and around Omaha, example material about demonstrations in other cities can also be found in the collection. For example, the collection includes...
Dates: circa 1967-2017
Content Description The records of the Queer and Trans Services (formerly Gender and Sexual Orientation) student agency include posters and fliers, handmade signs for protests or rallies, training and orientation material, office files, photos, and other material. Some of the handmade signs were made and used in response to an itinerant evangelical preacher who frequently visits campus and espouses his beliefs that include condemnation and hate outside of the Milo Bail Student Center. The collection documents...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The records of the UNO Women’s Resource Center student agency include administrative material created by the student agency as well as print and digital photographs (circa 1995-2014) and newsletters (circa 1995-1998) documenting the organization’s activities. A statement of purpose for the Women’s Resource from 1977 is the oldest document in the collection. The collection includes twelve signs created for the 2015 Homecoming drag show; one sign was deliberately ripped as part of that show's...
Dates: circa 1977, 1995-2015
Scope and Contents UNO Writer's Workshop Publications includes complete runs of Smackwarm, The Nebraska Review, Annex 21, Orion, and The Periodical of Art in Nebraska, all serial titles published by the Writer's Workshop at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (early on known as the UNO-Community Writer's Workshop). Smackwarm (vol. 1, no. 1, 1973-vol. 12, no. 2, 1984) and its...