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Name Omaha (Neb.) -- Businesses

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Image of RG0964.AM - RG0964 Dugger, Alexander Ferguson, 1884-1981

RG0964.AM - RG0964 Dugger, Alexander Ferguson, 1884-1981

The collection contains miscellaneous ephemera divided into several groupings including information about Nebraska colleges (1908), particularly Columbus Commercial College and Wayne Normal School; information on William Jennings Bryan's presidential campaign of 1908, including a letter from Bryan Volunteers of Nebraska soliciting additional volunteers for the campaign; correspondence/advertisements for various businesses, in particular Henry Field Seed Company and its connection to radio station KFNF, Shenandoah, Iowa, and Berger's Department Store in Long Pine, Nebraska. Also included in the collection are a complimentary pass for the 3rd Annual Fair, Hayes County Agricultural Society, Haye

Image of 13373-46 - Napkin; 21 (Cocktails by Mail, Inc., Omaha)

13373-46 - Napkin; 21 (Cocktails by Mail, Inc., Omaha)

The front of the napkin is split into two parts. On the left side a green and black sign warns, "For amusement only" with a large "21 Nap" printed in black below. The right side is an image of a hand holding two cards, a King and Ace of spades. A dealer in a green visor is standing under a green lamp, "Your hand is inside!" On the reverse is the manufacturer's mark. The inside image is mostly black. A green lamp shines a light on poker chips three cards, 3 of clubs, 10 of spades, and 4 of clubs. In the upper right corner, "Lot's o' Luck!!!" is printed in black upon a white background.

Image of 13373-54 - Napkin; Colony Club, Omaha

13373-54 - Napkin; Colony Club, Omaha

A white napkin. "Le chambre de la Red Head lounge magnifique at the Colony Club. Dinner dancing, entertainment" is printed across the top and to the side in black and red. A woman in what appears to be a nineteenth century Cancan outfit walks a dog past the Eiffel Tower. Her leg is up in the air for a kick and her hair is bright red. Below the image, "The world's most beautiful lounge" is printed in black. Inside, "Cocktails - Warren & Mary Noelck. Sept. 18, 1963" is handwritten in blue ink.

Image of 13373-70 - Matchbook; The Flamingo, South Sioux City

13373-70 - Matchbook; The Flamingo, South Sioux City

The matchbook is black. On the front is a pink flamingo with the words "The Flamingo Omaha" printed in gold from the upper left corder to the lower right. On the reverse, "The Flamingo Supper Club" is printed in pink. In gold in the lower right corner is general information about the building.

Image of 13373-87 - Napkin; Jim Firmature's Red Head Lounge, Omaha

13373-87 - Napkin; Jim Firmature's Red Head Lounge, Omaha

A white napkin. A bright red oval in the center reveals a woman's smiling face. "Jim Firmature's" is printed along the top while "Red Head Lounge" is printed across the woman's face.

Image of 13373-88 - Napkin; The Gas Lamp, Ticker Tape Lounge, and The Brothers, Omaha

13373-88 - Napkin; The Gas Lamp, Ticker Tape Lounge, and The Brothers, Omaha

A white napkin, "In Omaha!" is printed in black along the top. A wavy, black inner border surrounds ads for Firmature Brothers establishments: The Gas Lamp, Ticker Tape Lounge, and The Brothers Lounge, "Omaha's most comfortable cocktail lounge." The napkin also advertises neighboring businesses, such as the Gourmet Foods & Gold Coast Lounge and the Bull n' Bear Bar. Inside, "Sat - Omaha April 11 1972" is handwritten in black ink.

Image of 13373-89 - Napkin; The Gas Lamp, Ticker Tape Lounge, and The Brothers, Omaha

13373-89 - Napkin; The Gas Lamp, Ticker Tape Lounge, and The Brothers, Omaha

A vertical napkin displaying ads for three establishments. The top, on a white background with black print, is for The Brothers Lounge. It claims to be "Omaha's most comfortable cocktail lounge, featuring the Sisters Room." The middle, on a black background with white print, is for A Sidewalk Cafe, "Serving New Orleans Brunch ever Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m." The bottom, on a white background with black print, is for the Ticker Tape Lounge, "Serving luncheon and cocktails daily from 11:00 a.m. On the reverse, "Mar. 17, 1981" is handwritten in blue ink.