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Omaha Public Libary and Great Plains Museum partnering for Juneteenth celebration and exhibit – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-06-11 12:20:44 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) — The Great Plains Black History Museum partners with the Omaha Public Library (OPL) on July 19th, before June 16th, to celebrate the liberation of enslaved people in the United States. To do. A photo exhibition will be exhibited at one of the library branches in North Omaha.

As a kick-off, the launching ceremony on June 16th will be held this Saturday at 11:30 am at OPL’s Charles B Washington Branch on 2868 Ames Avenue.

OPL said:

“The Omaha Public Library (OPL) and the Great Plains Black History Museum celebrate the joy, freedom and pride of North Omaha on June 16 by hosting an exhibition featuring decades of historical photographs of North Omaha citizens. Contribute. From June 12th to July 10th, the Charles B. Washington Chapter will be exhibiting dozens of photographs. Community members will be able to see the exhibition during opening hours.

The photos on display showcase decades of North Omaha’s social scene, including members of social clubs, North Omaha hotspots, former Miss Cotillon winners, Miss Black Nebraska contestants, and parades. Although many individuals and locations have been identified in the image, viewers can add to and manipulate the exhibit by sharing the individual’s name and recognized location. “

This month in the library The June 16th reading list you can find on that website.

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