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

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

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

Ephemera:  1939
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska:  Celebration
Size:  One folder

HISTORICAL NOTE

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."

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

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.

INVENTORY

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

 

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