motion pictures (visual works)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Works presented in the form of a series of pictures carried on photographic film or video tape, presented to the eye in such rapid succession as to give the illusion of natural movement. For the study and practice of filmmaking and motion pictures as an art and form of expression, use "film (performing arts)."
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Reel 1-9
Scope and Contents A collection of nine 8mm commercial films for use in teaching. The films were from the collection of the family of Dr. Lee Simmons. The films include: Mudded in Mud, unidentified film (Pictoreels, 1946), unidentified animals, Chimp the Aviator (1940s), Three Bruins in the Woods (1942)?, African Pygmy Thrills (1930s), Bug Carnival (1937), Camera Magic, and Mary Had a Little Lamb.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Harold Chenoweth Film Collection holds the digitized copies of the original films shot by Chenoweth during the first half of the twentieth century in Nebraska. The subject matter of the films include: rodeos; commercials; state fairs; highlights from Aksarben including the racetack, parade, stock animals, and factory; Delco Farm Lighting; highlights from the 1941 Rose Bowl football game between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Stanford University; a 1933 California trip of Herbert...
Collection — Reel 1-170
Content Description The Omaha Zoo Foundation films include over 170 films documenting animals and zoos in the mid-twentieth century. The films include coverage of various animals, construction at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, as well as a small number of other U.S. zoos. Animals documented included a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and fish with well-known animals like Casey, a gorilla who came to Omaha from Minnesota’s Como Zoo in the 1960s, featured. Other primates as well as hoofstock and various...
Scope and Contents Opening Ceremony for the Omaha display of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the Omaha Civil Auditorium. Ceremony includes welcomes, choral performances, reading of names, and unfurling of quilt sections. Quilt sections are displayed on the floor of the arena with others hung on the hockey glass.
Scope and Contents The records of Opera Omaha include material from before its founding in the 1950s to the present, documenting the history of the organization, its administration, and its productions. The collection holds board meeting minutes (1958-1994), news clippings (1954-1990), audio and video recordings (1960s-2000s), as well as scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, programs, posters, original artwork, and related material. A portion of the collection is material collected by Cele Washington...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description Sitting U.S. President Barack Obama visited Omaha on January 13, 2016, the day after his final State of the Union address. Included in the collection are five red and blue unsigned admission tickets, an admission ticket signed by B.J. Reed, a badge, a film (Hi8 MP cassette format), copies of the Omaha World-Herald and Gateway newspapers about the speech at UNO’s Baxter Arena. Also included is a thank you card from President Obama after his visit to Omaha.
Collection — Box 1
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.
University of Nebraska Foundation 80th anniversary interview with UNO Chancellor Emeritus Del Weber, 2016
Scope and Contents The UNO Athletics Collection comprises a large and diverse array of materials related to the various athletics programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, including scrapbooks, photographs and slides, artifacts and memorabilia, trophies and awards, papers of athletics department faculty and staff, paintings, news and publicity material, blueprints, and audiovisual recordings, from about 1924 to the present. Included are materials...
UNO Chancellor Emeritus Del Weber giving a speech to the UNO course Honors Public Speaking of Prof. Rita Shaughnessy, November 14, 2016
Scope and Contents The materials in the UNO Dance Collection relate to the University of Nebraska at Omaha's dance program, dating from the group's founding as Orchesis in the 1930s, through its replacement by The Moving Company in the 1970s, and to the present. Materials related to the Omaha Modern Dance Collective, a frequent partner of The Moving Company in the 1990s and 2000s, are also included in the collection. The papers include programs, mailers, flyers, posters, correspondence, news clippings, schedules,...
Scope and Contents The UNO Media Collection includes audiovisual material related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1950 to the present. Materials include both informal audio and video recordings of UNO events, UNO promotional/recruitment material, and formal radio and television programs produced by UNO Television, University Television, KYNE-TV, KVNO Radio, and other UNO media organizations. A small number of commercial and other non-UNO media items...