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Swanson, Eva


Eva Swanson worked at the Municipal University of Omaha and its successor the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 1948 until her retirement in 1989. She started in the Business office. When the Air Force ROTC Detachment 470 began at OU in 1951, she became their first secretary, and served in that capacity for 38 years.

Source: Lastname, Firstname. "Swanson sees many faces in 41 years at UNO." Gateway (Omaha, NE). June 30, 1989.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Angel Flight Cape and Cap, circa 1951

 Item — Object: Angel Flight [1]
Scope and Contents Cape and hat worn by the first Angel Flight members at the university where Angel Flight began in 1951. The cap is blue with white piping. The cape is white with blue and white collar and shoulder rank insignia. The cape was worn over a dark blue sweater and straight skirt. Also included in the box is an 8x10 black and white photograph of Angel Flight members with a minister.

Eva Swanson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0224
Scope and Contents The papers of Eva Swanson include material about OU and UNO especially Air Force ROTC. The collection includes two scrapbooks about AFROTC, an unidentified reel-to-reel audiotape, a copy of Swanson's Reflections in Time interview, reunion material, a UNO calendar, and other material produced by and about the university and AFROTC.