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Tangerine Bowl (Football Game), 1955

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note:

In 1955, the Omaha University Indians, the football team of the Municipal University of Omaha, defeated the Eastern Kentucky State Maroons at the Tangerine Bowl game in Orlando, Florida. This was the capstone of a triumphant 10-0 season for the Indians, and is remembered as one of the great events in the history of OU athletics.



Source: Grace, Erin, "Years later, Omaha U's 1955 Tangerine Bowl triumph still sweet," Omaha World-Herald, April 13, 2014.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0173
Scope and Contents The Clarence (Gene) Sage Collection includes photographs, news clippings, souvenir programs, books, ephemera, and artifacts related to football at the University of Omaha, circa 1952-1956. Much of the material relates to the Tangerine Bowl victory on January 1, 1955, including a scrapbook featuring the game on the cover and a commemorative wristwatch and belt buckle presented to OU football players following the victorious season.

Fred Moyer Football Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0176
Scope and Contents The Fred Moyer Football Collection includes game programs and tickets, photographs, news clippings, pages from a scrapbook, and other material documenting the football team at the University of Omaha in the 1950s including the 1955 Tangerine Bowl champions.

Tangerine Bowl Audio Recordings, 1955

 Sub-Series — Cassette 1-5, Reel: 6-12
Scope and Contents Audio recordings of the January 1, 1955, Tangerine Bowl of the University of Omaha vs. Eastern Kentucky football game. OU won 7-6.

Tangerine Bowl Celebration Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0200
Scope and Contents Material from the celebration of the 1955 Tangerine Bowl Championship football on April 12, 2014, including photographs, news clippings, copies of the game film and audio, and other material.

Tangerine Bowl Game Football, 1955

 Item — Object Football [5]
Scope and Contents The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present.

The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.

The bulk of this collection has not yet been ...

Tangerine Bowl Letter Charm of Ed Baker, 1955

 Item — Object Football [8]
Scope and Contents Tangerine Bowl letter charm or insignia presented to Gayford Edwin (Ed) Baker, class of 1956. Inscribed "ED."

Tangerine Bowl Letter Jacket of Pete Rigatuso, 1955

 Item — Box Football [9]
Scope and Contents The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present.

The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.

The bulk of this collection has not yet been ...

Tangerine Bowl Most Valuable Player Award Trophy, 1955

 Item — Object Football [7]
Scope and Contents Most Valuable Player Award trophy awarded to University of Omaha football player Bill Engelhardt at the 1955 Tangerine Bowl.

Tangerine Bowl Trophy, 1955

 Item — Object Football [6]
Scope and Contents The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present.

The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.

The bulk of this collection has not yet been ...

Tangerine Bowl Watch of President Milo Bail, 1955

 Item — Object Football [10]
Scope and Contents Tangerine Bowl wristwatch presented to OU President Milo Bail.

Tom and Medora Harper Tangerine Bowl Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UNO-0193
Scope and Contents The Tom and Medora Harper Tangerine Bowl collection includes programs, tickets, news clippings, a scrapbook, and t-shirt related to football at Omaha University and specifically the Tangerine Bowl. Tom Harper was a member of the class of 1956.