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March/April 2015 Historical Society newsletter.

Bridges C686.jpg
Photograph of the Council Bluff & Omaha Wagon bridge. Opened to public Oct. 30, 1888. Notes about cost, size, and construction on back of image.

Expositions O646b.tif
Photograph of the opening parade for the Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 1898 - Omaha Nebraska.

Aerial B573b.tif
Photographic reproduction of the engraving of the Birdseye view of Council Bluffs.

Streetcars S774o.tif
Streetcar builty by Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway Company, 1907.

Omaha O434a (4).tif
12 photographs showing various airplanes and airplane hangars. Includes airplanes of Omaha Airways, Inc. and the Omaha Legion Airport.

Post Office O434.tif
Photograph of the Omaha (Nebraska) Post Office taken on August 30, 1899.

Ten postcards depicting Aksarben Bridge and Union Pacific Rail Road Bridge between Council Bluffs and Omaha.

Fires O484a.tif
Eight photographs of Omaha's Cable Power house after a fire. January 1899.

Omaha H367.tif
Postcard. Upper lake, Hanscom Park, Omaha, NE.

Omaha H376.tif
Postcard. Boulevard looking South West from Harney Street, Omaha, NE

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Ak-Sar-Ben royalty . . . are Queen Susan Hawkins and King Samuel Greenberg. They were crown Friday night and will be feted at the coronation ball this Saturday night.

All Spic and Span . . .for the start of the 1979 racing season is the grandstand and finish line at Ak-Sar-Ben Racetrack in Omaha. The Ak-Sar-Ben season will open May1 and a good many Southwest Iowans will doubtless be on hand. The track is expected…

An areal view of Ak-Sar-Ben

Fire Fighters - 1-29-1975.tif
Council Bluffs firefighters spent hours in Omaha assisting with a four-alarm fire. Capt. Donald Barritt and his crew manned the snorkel unit which poured water in the front of the Karbach building at Fourteenth and Douglas.

Aerial photo of Council Bluffs, Missouri River, and eastern Omaha, looking north from Lake Manawa to Carter Lake and the Omaha Municipal Airport

This is how Council Bluffs and part of Omaha look from nine miles up. This photo was take by Mark Hurd Aaerial [sic] Surveys, Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn, which has perfected a method of utilizing a distortion-free camera in a Lear jet plane to take…

Ellis named to his majesty's council of AK. May 19, 1969
Ak-Sar-Ben royalty. October 23, 1971
Ak-Sar-Ben royalty crown in Omaha. October 20, 1973
Ak-Sar-Ben's general manager Isaacson is dead. January 1, 1974
Southwest Iowans look…
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