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OPL is a FamilySearch Affiliate OPL is a FamilySearch Affiliate

Genealogy microfilms can be ordered from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City for viewing in the library’s microfilm room.
Genealogy microfilms can be ordered from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City for viewing in the library’s microfilm room.
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Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Omaha… Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Omaha…

Search historic OWH newspaper stories and advertisements using NewsBank, a computer database that is easily navigable, savable, & printable.
Search historic OWH newspaper stories and advertisements using NewsBank, a computer database that is easily navigable, savable, & printable.
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Local Research Help Local Research Help

Omaha Public Library staff is happy to provide limited research assistance and look-ups for out-of-town researchers.
Omaha Public Library staff is happy to provide limited research assistance and look-ups for out-of-town researchers.
Archival Collection

Microfilm Room Microfilm Room

Historical local newspapers and over 7,000 reels of census microfilm, as well as Nebraska marriage records and other local records.
Historical local newspapers and over 7,000 reels of census microfilm, as well as Nebraska marriage records and other local records.
Archival Collection

Nebraska Reference Collection Nebraska Reference Collection

Nebraska Reference Collection is a closed-stack research collection filled with unique Nebraska-related historical resources.
Nebraska Reference Collection is a closed-stack research collection filled with unique Nebraska-related historical resources.
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Genealogy Reference Room Genealogy Reference Room

The Genealogy Reference Room houses a non-circulating collection of over 11,000 volumes (and growing) from all over the world.
The Genealogy Reference Room houses a non-circulating collection of over 11,000 volumes (and growing) from all over the world.
Online Resource

FamilySearch Center FamilySearch Center

Free online database to help discover your family history.
Free online database to help discover your family history.
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