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Collection Number RG0799.AM
Collection Name RG0799 Zajicek, Leonard Joe, 1927-1998
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1.0 cu.ft; 1 box
Title Leonard Zajicek papers
Date or Date Span 1960-1968
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1968
Admin/Biographical History Leonard "Len" Zajicek was born at Crete, Nebraska, on December 17, 1927 to Joe and Goldie (Knepper) Zajieck. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Zajicek worked as a writer for WOW-TV & Radio in Omaha, Nebraska. Zajicek died in Omaha on December 8, 1998 and is buried at Bohemian Cemetery in Omaha.
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content The manuscript portion of the collection contains papers relating to Leonard "Len" Zajicek's career as a writer at WOW-TV & Radio in Omaha, Nebraska. The collection includes scripts, editorials and research materials for several projects, especially "Nebraska: A Century of Progress," "Nebraska Vacationland," and "The Happy Years."
Creator Zajicek, Leonard Joe, 1927-1998
Related units of description Additional components to the collection include;

RG0799.MI: "Nebraska Vacationland" film and trailer, 1963

RG0799.AU: Soundtracks for the film "Nebraska: A Century of Progress" ca. 1967; and one reel labeled "Eppley Airfield."

RG0799.PH: Aerial reconnaissance photographs of the greater Omaha area, ca. 1959.
Subjects Television broadcasting
People Zajicek, Leonard Joe, 1927-1998
Search Terms WOW-TV (Omaha, Neb.)
Nebraska -- History