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Name Omaha (Neb.)

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Image of RG1046.AM - RG1046 Hall, Charles E., 1861-1941

RG1046.AM - RG1046 Hall, Charles E., 1861-1941

The collection consists of one folder containing articles, 1925-1927, by Charles E. Hall on the history of the telephone, including one on Louis H. Korty, "the telephone pioneer of Nebraska." Photocopies of letters to Korty, 1879, establishing Omaha's first telephone exchange and a biographical sketch, 1930, of Hall are included.

Image of RG1062.AM - RG1062 Hamilton-Murdock Family

RG1062.AM - RG1062 Hamilton-Murdock Family

This collection mainly consists of letters, 1922-1945, written to and from members of the Hamilton family regarding Republican Party politics. Correspondents include James H. Hanley, Dwight Griswold, Frances P. Matthews, V.B. Caldwell, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Lois Swabel, and Randall Jacobs. The letters (1935) between Mrs. Charles W. Hamilton, Jr. and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. relate to the Omaha Women's Club. The letters from Lois Swabel and Randall Jacobs to Mrs. Hamilton (1945) relate to recruitment for the Navy. The collection also includes obituaries for Arthur H. Murdock, Maud N. Hamilton, and George Henry Merrill, as well as articles about a lecture by Fulton J. Sheen and a marriage

Image of RG1080.AM - RG1080 Miles, Floyd, 1904-1989

RG1080.AM - RG1080 Miles, Floyd, 1904-1989

This reminiscence, written by Floyd Miles in 1980, is an autobiographical account of his youth. Miles describes the circumstances which forced his widowed father to place his children at the Child Saving Institute of Omaha and into foster homes. Miles also recounts the abusive treatment he received in one family and the financially poor, but loving, home provided by his permanent foster parents, Malon and Eva Wolford.

Image of 13373-145 - Napkin; Angelo's Studio Inn

13373-145 - Napkin; Angelo's Studio Inn

A long white napkin. "Angelo's" is printed in large, light pink print. "Studio Inn" is right below in light blue. A single line of pink crosses dot across the napkin. There is a small scribble from a blue pen. Inside, a small note is handwritten in blue ink. "Aug 13, 1960. Leonard & Gladys(?) *illegible,* Marie Drewsdow, Shorty(?) Stasko, Bob & I - To - Dick Wickman, Bond at Peony."

Image of 13373-147 - Stick, Swizzle; Angelo's Theater Lounge

13373-147 - Stick, Swizzle; Angelo's Theater Lounge

Green plastic swizzle stick. On one end is a dull circular tip. "Angelo's Theatre Lounge Omaha, Nebraska" is printed across it in gold ink.

Image of 13373-148 - Stick, Swizzle; Angelo's Theater Lounge

13373-148 - Stick, Swizzle; Angelo's Theater Lounge

Yellow plastic swizzle stick. On one end is a dull circular tip. "Angelo's Theatre Lounge Omaha, Nebraska" is printed across it in gold ink.

Image of 13373-16 - Matchbook; Anthony's Restaurant, Omaha

13373-16 - Matchbook; Anthony's Restaurant, Omaha

A white matchbook with black print. On the front, "Anthony's Restaurant" is printed below an image of the building. On the reverse is a message to the customer, "We are privileged to serve you, and appreciate the opportunity of bringing you the finest food in the friendliest of atmospheres."

Image of 13373-179 - Matchbook; Lay's Arbor Inn, Omaha

13373-179 - Matchbook; Lay's Arbor Inn, Omaha

A black matchbook with silver print. On the front is "Lay's Arbor Inn." On the reverse is "Dining Unique 90th and Arbor, Omaha Nebr." Inside, the inn advertises, "French service and Cocktail lounge" in black print.

Image of 13373-161 - Matchbook; Bohemian Cafe, Omaha

13373-161 - Matchbook; Bohemian Cafe, Omaha

Front and center is an image of a girl wearing traditional Bohemian clothes upon a brown background. "Bohemian" is printed along the top in blue with red trim along the B. "Cafe" is printed vertically down the left side in blue with a red trim around the C. Red and blue lines border half of the picture of a Bohemian girl. On the reverse "Our Specialty" is printed in blue above an image of a steaming duck on a platter in brown, red, and blue. Below is the caption "Roast Duck" in blue. On the inside is general information about the cafe printed in black with the added advertisements, "We specialize in Bohemian and American dishes. Imported Czech, draft and bottle beer."

Image of 13373-163 - Napkin; Marchio's Italian Cafe, Omaha

13373-163 - Napkin; Marchio's Italian Cafe, Omaha

"Marchio's Italian Cafe" is printed in red in an opening arc across the upper left corner. Underneath is the image of a classic chef sharpening his knives over a large slab of steak in black ink. "It pleases us to please you" is printed in red in a closing arc beneath the image. The address is printed along the bottom and right edges. Inside is a small note handwritten in pencil from the owner. The first word is illegible, but the date, "April 21 1952" is clear.

Image of 13373-165 - Napkin; The Brewery, Omaha

13373-165 - Napkin; The Brewery, Omaha

White, faded napkin with black print. "The Brewery 5th and Pierce - Omaha" is printed diagonally across the napkin. Inside, "Westfall's & *illegible* Aug 21 - 1965 Omaha - Chug-a-lug entertain."

Image of 13373-18 - Matchbook; Top of the World, Omaha

13373-18 - Matchbook; Top of the World, Omaha

A white matchbook with gold print. On the front is a W and T combined to create an image of the Woodmen Tower in Omaha. "Top of the World" is printed in white along the top. On the reverse a Woodmen design is printed on the left side with the T and W logo on top. Next to it is general information about the restaurant.

Image of 13373-20 - Matchbook; Sam and Ross Nisi's Sparetime, Omaha

13373-20 - Matchbook; Sam and Ross Nisi's Sparetime, Omaha

On the front of the matchbook, "Sam & Ross Nisi's Sparetime Omaha" is printed in gold. On the reverse is the company logo in gold. Beneath it is, "Internationally famous for steaks for nearly a quarter century." On the inside, printed in black, is an image of the restaurant, with its name, hours and address printed around it. At the bottom is an incentive, "Select your own steak. Banquet and party facilities."

Image of 13373-66 - Coaster; Upstream Brewing Company, Omaha, 2003

13373-66 - Coaster; Upstream Brewing Company, Omaha, 2003

A white circular coaster. On the front is "Upstream" printed in yellow upon a purple background. The top of a yellow sun peeks over the word. Directly below are a few strands of yellow wheat. A brown stream flows beneath them upon a black background. "Brewing Company" is printed in yellow. On the reverse "Old Market Omaha, NE June 25, 2003" is handwritten in black ink.

Image of 13373-7 - Matchbook; Winchester Pub

13373-7 - Matchbook; Winchester Pub

A black matchbook with gold print. Along the top is, "Winchester Pub" and below a seal depicting a lion and unicorn along each side of a shield. On the reverse is an image of a Winchester rifle. Hanging off the rifle's left side is a sign for the pub. Three canon balls are hanging off the left end.

Image of 13373-71 - Matchbook; Top of the World

13373-71 - Matchbook; Top of the World

A white matchbook with gold print. On the front is a W and T combined to create an image of the Woodmen Tower in Omaha. "Top of the world" is printed in white along the top. On the reverse a Woodmen design is printed on the left side with the T and W logo on top. Next to it is general information about the restaurant.

Image of 13373-8 - Matchbook; Le Cafe de Paris, Omaha

13373-8 - Matchbook; Le Cafe de Paris, Omaha

Red matchbook with gold print. "Le Cafe de Paris" is printed across the front. Above it is a seal that displays a ship in a sea, crown motifs, and a castle on the top, "Fluctuat Nec Mergitur" is printed on a band running across the seal. On the reverse is general information about the establishment.

RG0793.PH - Collection, Photograph

Leila Ball Hallock was a resident of Lincoln, Nebraska, a writer, and a member of the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s. This collection contains correspondence and photographs of various Nebraska locations collected by Hallock. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1906-1918 and undated; mostly 1910s. The photographs include postcards from various communities in Nebraska. Events shown are a fire in Ord, Nebraska; a recruitment booth for Cotner College in Bethany; and a program in an open-air auditorium. Among the community views are school buildings, auditoriums, and street scenes.

RG2163.PH - Collection, Photograph

In 1888 the Lininger Art Gallery was opened in Omaha, Nebraska, by businessman George Washington Lininger. This collection provides a glimpse inside the gallery during its two decades of operation. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1898 and undated. There are photographs showing the gallery's interior, including furnishings, floor coverings, and arrangement of art. Also included are a photograph of the Adolphe Bouguereau painting, "Return of Spring," and a photograph showing the exterior of the Lininger home in Omaha, Nebraska.

RG2222.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 450 photographs; This collection consists of images from the locations throughout Nebraska and relates to life at the turn of the twentieth century, highlighting agriculture, recreation, and rural and community views. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1890s-1910s and undated. The photographs show communities throughout Nebraska, in particular Lincoln, Syracuse, and Beatrice. There are photographs of tornado damage in Omaha, Nebraska, and of bands, parades, and fairs. Many of the photographs relate to agriculture and farm life.