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cultural artifacts

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Physical objects produced or shaped by human craft, especially tools, weapons, ornaments, or other items that inherently give cultural clues about the person who made it or used it, and are further characterized by being of archaeological or historical interest and of the type collected by museums or private collectors.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Butch Addleman Ephemera, circa 1980-2000

 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,...

EAGLE Stonewall Award, 1995

Identifier: MSS0077_obj_025
Scope and Contents Employee Association For Gays and Lesbians award given to Terry Sweeney and Pat Phalen. (The New Voice of Nebraska, Vol. June 1995, Page 25: The award is a bronzed eagle mounted upon a wood pedestal. The pedestal has mounts on three sides each is a black field bordered with a gold edge and gold engraving. The pedestal mounts...

Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card, 2011

 Item — Object FLC [1]
Scope and Contents The Freshman Leadership Council Welcome Card is a giant greeting card. The front of the card reads "Welcome 2011 Freshman" with the Univeristy of Nebraska at Omaha logo and mascot, and a background collage of images of the unviersity. The inside of the card contains the printed text, "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where...

Global War on Terror Ephemera, 2003-2011

 Series — Box Teaching Ephemera 1, Folder: War on Terror, Iraq 1
Scope and Contents This series consists of one box containing a map, posters, several leaflets, a folded survival guide, and a matchbook, all relating to the Iraq War, 2003-2011. Materials are in varied languages.

Gold Crown Chandelier, circa 1970-1980

Identifier: MSS0077_obj_024
Scope and Contents Photograph of a chandelier that formerly hung in Omaha's Stars Bar.Description provided by owner Terry Sweeney: "The Gold Crown Chandelier hung proudly in a piano bar that was part of the Stars Restaurant/bar. Located in Omaha, Nebraska's Old Market. The business had been previously known as the Alley Bar. Its named was fitting as its entrance was from the alley way rather than the street entrance. You see at this time, many did not wish to be seen entering what was...

Hagel Archives, Artifacts, 1967 - 2016

 Series — Item 1000+
Scope and Contents The Artifacts series contains hundreds of framed items and objects collected by Chuck Hagel between 1967 and 2016 as Deputy Administrator at the Veterans Administration, U.S. Senator, U.S. Secretary of Defense, and in his years outside of public service.Each artifact is described individually. Artifacts include awards in the form of statues, plaques, framed...

Hockey Season Ticket Holder Inaugural Season Package, 2015

 Series — Box Hockey [7]
Scope and Contents A commemorative package was distributed to UNO Hockey season ticket holders in October 2015, the inaugural season at UNO Baxter Arena. The contents are held in a Maverick-branded black box and include: a souvenir ticket, a Baxter Arena hockey puck, a black Baxter Arena inaugural season cowbell, a copy of the book A Date with Destiny: October 23, 2015: The Inside Story of the people and events that led to the Baxter Arena by John Martin Fey with Don Leahy, an advertisement...

MBLGTACC 2018, February 16-18, 2018

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents An event program and ephemera (including a lanyard and a backpack) from the Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC) held at UNO on February 16-18, 2018.

Political Buttons Ephemera, 1900-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The political ephemera collection includes buttons from local, state, and national elections from throughout the 20th century, including a run of presidential campaign buttons for each major party candidate for U.S. president through 1992. The collection contains many buttons for Omaha and Nebraska candidates for various offices including local utilities, city council, mayor, governor, senate, and the unicameral. The collection also includes some buttons believed to be from the Chicago-area and...

The Diamond Bar Brick, circa 1986

Identifier: MSS0077_obj_021
Scope and Contents Photograph of a brick from Omaha's the Diamond Bar, which was known as the "Oldest Gay Bar in Nebraska." This brick is from the bar's first building and is mainly painted gold with a bit of pink, blue, and green. "The Diamond Bar" is written in sequins and the brick is covered with little gold stars. Above the words is a small, broach-like likeness of the Little Blue Boy.The brick was given to Pat Phalen, Emperor VI, at Coronation VII, his stepping down ceremony. The text of...

University of Omaha Book Ends, Likely 1930s-1940s. No earlier than 1938 and no later than 1968.

 Item — Box Memorabilia [11]
Scope and Contents One pair of metal book ends in school colors with "Omaha" written on the center of each.

UNO Athletics June 2018 Accession, 1949-2011

 Series — Box 2018-038
Scope and Contents There were a wide variety of materials in this large collection, including plaques, posters, photographs, awards, and athletic equipment/jerseys. The collection was divided into those items that will be photographed and discarded and those items that will be added to the Archives collection. Most of the items to be discarded were wooden plaques honoring individuals or teams. Those items destined to be added to University Archives include: 1) Five first year (1997-98) UNO Hockey...

UNO Gender and Sexuality Resource Center Branded Condom, 2016

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents One condom distributed by the UNO Gender & Sexuality Resource Center in 2016. The condoms is in a wrapper branded for the UNO Gender & Sexuality Resource Center.

Women's Studies Collection, 1970s to 2010s

 Series — Box 2018-024
Scope and Contents Although there are quite a variety of materials in this collection, everything appears to relate to women’s studies or feminism, in general. For example, items include those of a more serious nature, such as Ms. Magazines, National Organization for Women newsletters, and feminist bibliographies, but also the more whimsical, such as Famous Women card decks, Wonder Women and Rosie the Riveter tee shirts, and paper doll booklets.