African Americans -- Social conditions -- Omaha (Neb.)
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Mr. Holland was born in Concordia, Kansas in 1926. He recounts his experiences living in Chicago in the late 1940's and in Omaha starting in the early 1950's. He also relates his involvment in the DePorres Club and his observations of the civil rights movement in Omaha.
Mr. Rice was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1947. He recounts his experiences growing up in Omaha, attending Creighton University, his involvement in the Black Panther Party and his life in prison.
Ms. Eure was born in Omaha, NE, in 1925. She recounts her experiences growing up in Omaha, her involvement with civil rights in the 1940s through the 1960s, and her work with the Afro Academy of Dramatic Arts and Omaha Legal Aid.
Mr. Mackey enrolled at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1965. He recounts his experiences at school and in the corporate world after graduating.
Ms. West recounts her experiences as a member of B.L.A.C. (Black Liberators for Action on Campus) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha during the late 1960s.
Mr. Jenkins was born in Selma, Alabama in 1912. He recounts his involvment with the 4CL, civil rights issues in Omaha in the 1960's and as a member of the School Board.
Mr. Mullen was born in Hastings, Nebraska in 1934. He recounts his experiences growing up in Hastings and living in Omaha, starting in 1954.
Ms. Izora Douglas recounts her experiences growing up in Missouri and in Omaha, NE, starting in about 1958. Her husband Earl and daughter Ruby also reminisce.