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Omaha, Nebraska Photograph Collection records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3032
The Omaha, Nebraska photograph collection depicts ethnic community buildings, businesses, homes, places of worship, and cemeteries. Ethnic groups represented in the photographs include Czech/Bohemian, Italian, Polish, Lithuanian, Serbian, Russian, German, and Latino. The photographs were taken within several Omaha and South Omaha neighborhoods including Little Italy, Sheelytown, Little Poland, Dog Hallow, Brown Park, and the South 24th Street business district (stockyard area). Maps and addresses provide photograph locations. Correspondence and article provide descriptive information.

Dates

  • 2002

Creator

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Extent

5 linear inches

Overview

Photograph collection documenting past and present ethnic community buildings, businesses, homes, and places of worship in Omaha, Nebraska. Also included are maps, correspondence, and an article related to the locations photographed.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The photographs were taken during the final week of December 2002 using 35mm SLR Canon EOS Rebel. Photographs were scanned on an Epson Expressions 836XL flat bed scanner in January and February 2003. Erik Moore, an Omaha native, was the primary photographer. Additional photographs provided by Emily Metcalf and Eric Griffith. Steve Potach provided some descriptive information on certain locations.

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired in 2003 from Erik Moore of St. Paul, Minnesota. It was processed and photographs were included in IHRC COLLAGE by Erik Moore in 2003.

Creator

Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-4800