The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Repository: Omaha Public Library. W. Dale Clark Main Library
Collection Description (Extant): Marguerita Washington, owner and publisher of the African-American newspaper, Omaha Star, interviewed about her aunt Mildred Brown, the paper's founder, for the Omaha Business Hall of Fame.
Access Copy Note: 1 reference copy, 1 circulating copy. Accessible at repository and by ILL.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: 978.2254 Mildred; OCLC 38887584
Extent: videocassette (38 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Finding Aid URL: http://catalog.omahapubliclibrary.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1307048E238AR.140605&profile=web&uri=link=3100007~!48808~!3100001~!3100002&aspect=subtab258&menu=search&ri=2&source=~!horizon&term=Mildred+Brown+[videorecording]+%2F&index=ALLTI
Related Archival Items: At the Nebraska Historical Society: RG5503: BROWN, MILDRED D.: The collection consists of a scrapbook with 26 letters of tribute, May-June of 1984, written to Mildred D. Brown in honor of her career as founder, owner and publisher of The Omaha Star newspaper, and in acknowledgment of her community leadership and civil rights activism. Also includes images of Mildred Brown meeting politicians, in group photos, and in individual portraits.
Interviewees: Marguerita Washington
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American journalists
African American newspapers
Civil rights--Press coverage