Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Postcards having a pictorial image on one side, often representations of a place or works of art, upon which a message can be written, then posted.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box All
Scope and Contents The Alice Naomi Ovington Collection includes the University of Omaha Tomahawk yearbooks from 1939 through 1942, the years when Alice Ovington was a student at OU. Some of the yearbooks have newspaper clippings tucked inside. Also included in the collection are a 1942 graduation photo of Alice Naomi Ovington, her diploma, and a collection of postcards depicting Omaha. Some of the postcards have been written upon and sent through the mail. One set of historic Omaha postcards is still in its...
Item — Box Graphic Materials 1, Folder: Holocaust 3
Scope and Contents The postcard image is of a starved, Jewish, male concentration camp survivor wearing the striped uniform of prisoners being held up by a young, healthy, and muscular Jewish man in front of a low-slung brick structure. On the reverse side the postcard contains a block of 4 Minhelet Ha'am Theodor Herzl stamps with Tel Aviv 'Doar' overprint tied by purple Tel Aviv cancels and addressed to Palestine.
Collection — Box 2016-105
Content Description The papers of Dorothy Patach document her travels around the United States and international trips, her community involvement, and her career in nursing and nursing education. Documentation of Patach’s trips include scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and ephemera from the 1930s to the late 20th century. Patach traveled throughout Nebraska and the Midwest, the West, and other parts of the U.S. There were many trips to California especially as her father worked in California for many years and...
Collection — Box MISC-01, Folder: MSS-0069
Content Description A scrapbook kept by white husband and wife Horace and Edith Hager on a road trip across the United States and briefly Canada in the mobile home trailer in 1948. The couple departed their New Jersey home pulling their new trailer they named "Ched." Edith or "Ede" and Horace or "Chap" along with their dog Candy are shown posing around the trailer in May 1948 before their departure. Photographs on their trip depict sites, people, animals, scenery, and other aspects...
Scope and Contents The Edna Cole Postcards consist of nine file boxes of photographic travel postcards from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, representing more than thirty different countries. The postcards are organized alphabetically by country, and United States postcards are sub-organized by state. Most of the postcards are blank, but a few have handwritten notes on the backs or in the margins around the pictures, offering more details about the places depicted. The postcards are...
Collection — Box MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0060
Content Description Travel album or scrapbook documenting the trip of Gertrude Ball, Ridgway Ball, and Della Clapper from Omaha, Nebraska to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Their trip is narrated with extensive handwritten text in the album and includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera.
Collection — Box MISC-09, Folder: MSS-0074
Content Description The papers of Hattie Lynde of Parkers Prairie and Waubun, Minnesota include a diary she kept in 1918, two postcards mailed to her husband Cornelisu V. Lynde while she was traveling with their son Kenneth in the western U.S., and an application to join the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1905. Lynde's diary shares her daily life including moving to a new town as well as life in a doctor's household during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (referred to as the Spanish Influenza) and her take...
Item — Box Graphic Materials 1, Folder: Holocaust 2
Scope and Contents This Polish postcard marks the one year anniversary of the liberation of Dachau. The postcard includes an image of a nude person holding their arms up in celebration in front of a large “P” sign with “Przetrwaliśmy!” (translation: we survived!) at the bottom of the image and “Dachau \ 29.4.1945 – 29.4.1946” at the top. The reverse side is blank.
Series — Box Graphic Materials 1, Folder: Postcards 1
Scope and Contents These five mid-twentieth century postcards depicting racial and gender stereotypes of Native Americans in the United States are as follows: 1. A Native American man wearing a headdress and other garb reads: “Greetings friend write soon. Here’s Smoke In Your Eye! I’m Smoking a Peace Pipe.” 2. A Native American man seated in front of a restroom reads: “Howdy! Just pausin’ fer a little refreshin / “No can gettum drink…white man sittum on spring”.” 3. A woman holding a small child and a white...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents One large red scrapbook documenting activities of the OU Student Union Board and student life at the university through photographs, postcards, reproductions, news clippings, brochures, and other material.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The UNO Demonstration and Rally Collection documents local, national, and international demonstrations, rallies, protests, and other similar actions. The collection includes posters, signs, handbills, and photographs documenting specific events as well as general movements or actions. While there is a specific interest in documenting activities in and around Omaha, example material about demonstrations in other cities can also be found in the collection. For example, the collection includes...
Collection — Box MISC-08, Folder: MSS-0097
Content Description The Vivian Robenstein collection contains letters and postcards sent to teenager and young woman Vivian Robenstein by multiple friends. The topics of the letters include romances and relationships, dances, becoming an adult, working as a hairdresser or hairstylist, driving in cars, and other interests and activities of daily life.