The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Douglas County Historical Society. Library/Archives Center
Historic Fort Omaha; 30th and Fort Streets #11B
Email: [email protected]
Repository URL: http://www.omahahistory.org
Repository description (CRHP): The Douglas County Historical Society has a large collection of audiovisual materials, including recorded interviews and lectures. Some of this material tells the story of African American experiences in Omaha and the surrounding areas.
Repository description (extant): The Mission of the Douglas County Historical Society
is to Collect, Preserve and Present to the public the history of Douglas County, Nebraska.
INTERPRET AND MAKE AVAILABLE the history of Douglas County, Nebraska, through research services at the Library/Archives Center; tours of the General Crook House Museum, its Victorian Heirloom Garden and Hitchcock Circle; and by public lectures, exhibits, classes, seminars, educational outreach and the publication of historically significant materials.
MAINTAIN AN ARCHIVE AND RESEARCH CENTER, thus fulfilling its designation as the official county archive by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. This shall be called the Library/Archives Center of the Douglas County Historical Society, with the purpose of collecting, preserving, housing and presenting the written, audio and visual records pertaining to the history of Douglas County, Nebraska.
Repository type: Local History Organization
[Oral history interviews]