Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2016-062
Scope and Contents Business cards, fliers, brochures, and other material from organizations and businesses in the Greater Omaha region. Most of the items in this file feature services or events by or for Omaha's LGBTQIA community.
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2016-063
Scope and Contents A flier and pin for the 12th Annual Tom Mahony Pride Prom "Wizard's Ball"” on May 21, 2016, at First United Methodist Church in Omaha, Nebraska. The event was co-sponsored by Proud Horizons, Heartland Pride, GLSEN, and ICON.
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2016-076
Scope and Contents B.A.D. 416 button from 2000 showing opposition to Nebraska Initiative 416, the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex unions in Nebraska that was on the November 2000 ballot. The button depicts a red circle and slash over the letters “B.A.D.” and the number 416. Contemporary sources say "B.A.D." was an acronym for "bigotry and discrimination."
Series — Box: 1, Folder: 2016-104
Scope and Contents The collection of ephemera collected by Butch Addleman includes an address book, lighters, matchbooks, pens, a news clipping about the June 1985 gay rights march in downtown Omaha, a list of local LGBT businesses and news, stickers, and other material documenting events, restaurants, bars, and other venues from approximately the early 1980s through the early 2000s. The buttons in the collection relate to the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt. Local businesses and organizations include the Office Bar,...
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2016-113
Scope and Contents In the mid-1980s an unidentified Omaha medical doctor explored the possibility of bringing a new condom called Red Stripe that was distributed in Great Britain by Frederick Trading Company to the U.S. market. Included are copies of letters from 1986-1987, a note written in 2016 explaining why the doctor did not pursue FDA approval for the new condom, and an example condom package from Frederick Trading Company.
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2017-053
Scope and Contents The ephemera relates to various LGBTQIA+ organizations and events in Omaha in 2016-2017. Some of the organizations and events represented include Heartland Pride, Urban Abbey, Trans Day of Remembrance, Trans Day of Visibility, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, LGBTQ+ employee resource groups at Omaha businesses, and others.