Omaha Area History and Miscellany


This collection contains items about events, people, places and more in Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, with Omaha - Council Bluffs as the primary geographical focus.

All the items in this collection are "mapped" from other collections in the CDR.


Recent Submissions

  • Omaha’s Riot in Story and Picture 

    Educational Publishing Company (Educational Publishing Company. 1919)
    From the Foreword: | The purpose of this book is educational. Its editors believe publicity is the surest cure for lawlessness. The story of the riot has its lessons for all thinking citizens. The dramatic facts of the mob ...
  • Creighton University Magazine Spring 2019 

    Unknown author (Creighton University. Omaha, NE, 2019)
    JESUIT GARDENS|Chances are, if you ever got locked out of your residence hall room, or any Creighton office, you experienced the handiwork of the campus Jesuit locksmith. Page 15.
  • A Feasibility Study on Central Purchasing for the Omaha Archdiocese 

    Stewart, Glenn L. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1969)
    There is a definite need for the voluntary central purchasing program. As stated by His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Spellman, "Funds and group buying should receive equal attention to the necessary task of raising funds and ...
  • The Omaha Tornado 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1913)
    First Paragraph: | The city papers have given so much information in words and in pictures concerning the destructive tornado that visited Omaha on Easter Sunday, March 23rd, that it would be needless even to recapitulate ...
  • Archbishop Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska: May 6, 1975 (tornado) 

    Community Relations Department, Bergan Mercy Hospital (Archbishop Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. 1975)
    DEDICATION|This booklet is dedicated to the employees, medical staff, volunteers and other persons associated with Archbishop Bergan Mercy Hospital in recognition of their outstanding devotion to duty before, during and ...
  • Directory of Social Services in Omaha, Nebraska (1958) 

    United Community Services (United Community Services, Omaha, Nebraska. 1958)
    Foreword:|United Community Services has prepared this Directory of Social Services as a guidebook to resources for services for the Omaha and Douglas County Area. It is furnished without charge in the hope that it will be ...
  • Autobiography of Dr. E.A. Fogelstrom - Translated from the Swedish language into English by Sister Elfrida Sandberg 

    Sandberg, Elfrida (1958)
    The Rev. Erik Alfred Fogelstrom came to Nebraska in 1879 to serve as pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, which served the Swedish community in Omaha. In 1887 the Evangelical Lutheran Immanuel Association for Works for ...
  • The Weaksley Paint Company 

    Carlson, R. Andrew (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1974)
    In his first appointment as a member of the Expertise Consultant Co. Inc., Donald Peterson was assigned to the Weaksley Paint Company located in Omaha, Nebraska. The young man, an ambitious fellow who had just earned his ...
  • Immanuel Centennial, 1887-1987 : a Century of Caring. 

    Gurney, Philip (Dept of Public Affairs and Marketing, Immanuel Medical Center. 1987)
    Introduction: On October 8, 1987, Immanuel Medical Center marks the 100th anniversary of its founding. The intent of this publication is to set the centennial scene by presenting highlights of the institution’s remarkable ...
  • 1946 Annual Report : Visiting Nurse Association of Omaha 

    Visiting Nurse Association of Omaha (Visiting Nurse Association of Omaha. 1947)
    CONTENTS:|Glimpses Into the Past : Fifty years ago The Visiting Nurse Association ot Omaha ceased being one woman’s dream and became instead a force for good that has prospered ...|Past Presidents|High Lights of 1946: ...
  • Saint Joseph Hospital,Annual Report 1978 

    Creighton Omaha Regional Healthcare Corporation (Creighton Omaha Regional Healthcare Corporation. 1979)
    The annual report for 1978 consists of 2 transparent pages wrapped wrapped around the Dedication Brochure produced for formal dedication ceremonies of Saint Joseph Hospital and the Omaha Health Professions Center on December ...
  • Saint Joseph Hospital,Annual Report 1975 

    Creighton Omaha Regional Healthcare Corporation (Creighton Omaha Regional Healthcare Corporation. 1976)
    From the first page:|The year 1975 has been recorded as a “vintage year” for Saint Joseph Hospital. While a new medical center was being constructed on the western edge of the Creighton University campus at 30th and ...
  • Saint Joseph Hospital,Annual Report 1976 

    Creighton Omaha Regional Healthcare Corporation (Creighton Omaha Regional Healthcare Corporation. 1977)
    This is our report for 1976. Aerial photographs of our vital physical facilities dominate the front and back covers of the report. But, exterior pictures of buildings (particularly those taken more than 1,000 feet away) ...
  • A History of Nebraska Dentistry 

    Foster, Hal (Nebraska Dental Association. 1867)
    Created for the Nebraska Centennial, 1867-1967|CONTENTS:|Congratulations, Dentists: A Centennial message from Gov. Norbert T. Tiemann (page1)|Introduction: How this “History of Nebraska Dentistry” evolved (page 4)|Biography ...
  • Creighton University : Reminiscences of the First Twenty-Five Years 

    Dowling, Michael P. (Burkley Printing Co.. Omaha, Nebraska, 1903)
    NOTE: Included with the book is a chart or historical time-line (51" x 8"). Two PDF versions of the chart are provided. One is sectioned into letter sized-pages for easier printing.|CONTENTS:|Preface . -- Scope of the work. ...
  • Nineteenth Annual Report For The Year Ending December 31, 1898. Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital Omaha. 

    Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital (s.l., s.n.. 1899)
    The Creighton Memorial of Omaha|Known also as the St. Joseph’s Hospital, is the direct result of a bequest of $50,000 left by Mrs. John A. Creighton, who died on September 30th, 1888. The happy and holy inspiration which ...
  • 18th Annual Report For The Year Ending December 31, 1897 .. Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital Omaha. 

    Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital (s.l., s.n.. 1898)
    The Creighton Memorial of Omaha|Known also as the St. Joseph’s Hospital, is the direct result of a bequest of $50,000 left by Mrs. John A. Creighton, who died on September 30th, 1888. The happy and holy inspiration which ...
  • 17th Annual Report For The Year Ending December 31, 1896 .. Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital Omaha. 

    Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital (s.l., s.n.. 1897)
    The Creighton Memorial of Omaha|Known also as the St. Joseph’s Hospital, is the direct result of a bequest of $50,000 left by Mrs. John A. Creighton, who died on September 30th, 1888. The happy and holy inspiration which ...
  • Twentieth Annaul Report of Creighton Memorial St. Joseph’s Hospital, Omaha, Nebrasaka, for the Year Ending December 31st, 1899. 

    Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital (s.l., s.n.. 1900)
    The Creighton Memorial of Omaha|Known also as the St. Joseph’s Hospital, is the direct result of a bequest of $50,000 left by Mrs. John A. Creighton, who died on September 30th, 1888. The happy and holy inspiration which ...
  • The Story of Creighton And Souvenir Program of the Golden Jubilee, 1878-1928. 

    Creighton University (Creighton University. 1928)
    Published as the official history of Creighton University and the souvenir program of the Golden Jubilee celebration on October the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth, in the year of our Lord, Nineteen hundred twenty-eight.|To ...

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