Golden Spike Days (Omaha, Neb.) [RG1035.AM]


RG1035.AM:  Golden Spike Days (Omaha, Nebraska)

Ephemera:  1939

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska:  Celebration

Size:  One folder


The Golden Spike Days celebration was held in Omaha, Nebraska on April 26-29, 1939, in celebration of the world premiere of Cecil B. DeMille’s movie, “Union Pacific.”


The collection contains the official program for Golden Spike Days held in Omaha, Nebraska, on April 26-29, 1939. Also included are tickets to an historical exposition and handouts showing Golden Spike Days highlights.

Note:  Images from Golden Spike Days can be found in the Union Pacific Railroad Collection’s photograph component [RG3761.PH]. A copy of the official program is also cataloged in the Library [791.43 O32s]. See the Nebraska History index for various articles about Golden Spike Days.


Golden Spike Days program and ephemera, 1939


Subject headings:

Celebrations — Nebraska — Omaha

Golden Spike Days (Omaha, Nebraska)

Motion pictures — Nebraska

Omaha (Nebraska) — History

Union Pacific (film)

Union Pacific Railroad — History


Revised TMM        07-20-2009

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