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Name Boosalis, Helen G., 1919-2009
Born 1919
Places of residence Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Occupation Mayor of Lincoln
Ran for Governor
Deceased 2009

Associated Records

Image of RG0743.AM - RG0743 Boosalis, Helen G. 1919-2009

RG0743.AM - RG0743 Boosalis, Helen G. 1919-2009

The manuscript collection consists of ten boxes and thirteen oversized volumes containing various items relating to Boosalis' political career as Lincoln City Council member, Mayor and Gubernatorial candidate. The bulk of the collection consists of volumes of newspaper clippings with some correspondence, speeches and ephemera interspersed. Also included are materials from her time as Director of the Nebraska Department of Aging and her service on the AARP National Legislative Council and Chairman of the AARP Board of Directors. The materials in the collection date from ca. 1959-1999. The collection is organized roughly by year and position held by Boosalis at the time. The last three folde

RG3682.AM - RG3682 Herman, Dick, 1928-2015

This collection consists of four boxes of political memorabilia mostly relating to the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in 1968 and 1972. The collection is divided into five series: 1) The Republicans, 1968; 2) The Democrats, 1968; 3) The Republicans, 1972; 4) The Democrats, 1972; and 5) Non-Convention Materials, 1970-1974. Several oversized items are listed at the end of this inventory. Of special interest is the "Welcome Nixon" poster. This is an example of a poster that Omaha school children were encouraged to make for Richard Nixon's visit to Omaha in the fall of 1970. Many of these posters were taken by anti-Nixon protesters. On the back of this poster is an anti-N

Image of RG4146.AM - RG4146 A New Day: Beyond ERA (Lincoln, Neb.)

RG4146.AM - RG4146 A New Day: Beyond ERA (Lincoln, Neb.)

This collection consists of one box of manuscript materials arranged in four series: 1) Organizational Materials; 2) Publicity Materials; 3) Minutes, Agendas, and Budgets; and 4) Miscellany. The collection relates to the planning and implementation of the July 1, 1982 "A New Day: Beyond E.R.A." All of the materials in the collection were produced during May-July 1982. Series 1 includes Organizational Materials provided by the National Women's Conference Committee (NWCC). Of special interest is the New Day Local Coordinators Training Manual. The Public Relations Materials of Series 2 consists of a brief outline of the history of the ERA in the Nebraska Legislature, newspaper clippings, a

Image of 10965-2 - Brochure, Helen Boosalis

10965-2 - Brochure, Helen Boosalis

Comparison of Helen Boosalis and Kay Orr from Senator Jim Exon and Governor Bob Kerrey.

Image of 11011-30 - Button, Political, Boo for Gov

11011-30 - Button, Political, Boo for Gov

Button from Helen Boosalis' campaign for Governor of Nebraska. The button is circular, has a pin on the back, and the design on the front is on paper which is covered in plastic. The background on the front is orange and the words "Boo. for Gov." are written in black in the middle.

Image of 13242-20 - Button, Political, "An American First", Boosalis vs. Orr, All Female Gubernatorial Race

13242-20 - Button, Political, "An American First", Boosalis vs. Orr, All Female Gubernatorial Race

White political button with a cartoon image of "Helen Boosalis, Democrat" and "Kay Orr, Republican" (Names and Parties are written in red font) The cartoon image depicts both women with boxing gloves (blue) in a boxing arena in the shape of the State of Nebraska (red) with the words "Nebraska" written in white. At the top reads "An American First" and continues on the bottom saying "An All Woman Gubernatorial Election," both are written in red as well. Back is metal.

Image of 13259-208 - Report, Administrative; Biennial Report, Lincoln Corrections Division

13259-208 - Report, Administrative; Biennial Report, Lincoln Corrections Division

Tri-fold brochure containing the Lincoln Corrections Division Biennial Report for July 1, 1977 to June 30, 1979. The emblem of the Corrections Division is on the upper front cover. Illustrated with several black and white photographs.