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Omaha People & Places Omaha People & Places

The collection includes historical items relating to the history of Omaha, documenting the process of Omaha transforming from a town into a …
The collection includes historical items relating to the history of Omaha, documenting the process of Omaha transforming from a town into a …
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Cuneiform Tablets Cuneiform Tablets

By Brigette Dugas
Buried in the archive room of the W. Dale Clark Library are over 100 Cuneiform tablets. Originally collected by Egar J. Banks, Ph.D, and pr…
Buried in the archive room of the W. Dale Clark Library are over 100 Cuneiform tablets. Originally collected by Egar J. Banks, Ph.D, and pr…
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Kingman Mural Installation Kingman Mural Installation

By Egetzschman
The Kingman mural hung for over 40 years in the lobby of The New York Times building.
The Kingman mural hung for over 40 years in the lobby of The New York Times building.
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About William Thompson & His Scalp About William Thompson & His Scalp

By Egetzschman
An item that has been part of OPL’s collection for more than 115 years is very interesting…
An item that has been part of OPL’s collection for more than 115 years is very interesting…
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William Thompson Scalp Viewing William Thompson Scalp Viewing

By Egetzschman
OPL is home to William Thompson's preserved scalp.
OPL is home to William Thompson's preserved scalp.
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World Stereoview Collection World Stereoview Collection

The 1,259 image world stereoview collection was given to Omaha Public Library by Charles Nelson Dietz.
The 1,259 image world stereoview collection was given to Omaha Public Library by Charles Nelson Dietz.
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Indian Congress Indian Congress

Less than a decade after the Indian Wars, the Indian Congress brought together over 500 Native Americans representing 35 different tribes.
Less than a decade after the Indian Wars, the Indian Congress brought together over 500 Native Americans representing 35 different tribes.
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Maps & Atlases Maps & Atlases

The collection includes many atlases and maps documenting the history of Nebraska and its towns and cities from 1854 to the late 1900s.
The collection includes many atlases and maps documenting the history of Nebraska and its towns and cities from 1854 to the late 1900s.
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Millard Town Memories Millard Town Memories

The collection includes photographs, scrapbooks, and papers documenting the town's growth and clippings about the annexation battle in 1971.
The collection includes photographs, scrapbooks, and papers documenting the town's growth and clippings about the annexation battle in 1971.
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Trans-Mississippi & International Exposi… Trans-Mississippi & International Exposi…

The exposition was held in Omaha from June 1 through November 1, 1898. Our collection consists primarily of the Frank Rinehart photographs.
The exposition was held in Omaha from June 1 through November 1, 1898. Our collection consists primarily of the Frank Rinehart photographs.
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Kingman Mural Ceremony Unveiling Kingman Mural Ceremony Unveiling

By Omahalibrary
Painted by Omaha native, Eugene Kingman, in 1947 it was originally displayed in the New York Times building. Now, it's being returned home t…
Painted by Omaha native, Eugene Kingman, in 1947 it was originally displayed in the New York Times building. Now, it's being returned home t…
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FRANK A. RINEHART & THE INDIAN CONGRESS FRANK A. RINEHART & THE INDIAN CONGRESS

Cowboys & Indians Magazine: FRANK A. RINEHART AND THE INDIAN CONGRESS OF 1898
Cowboys & Indians Magazine: FRANK A. RINEHART AND THE INDIAN CONGRESS OF 1898
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