Collective Total Raised on Give OUT Day 2019: $1,132,970


Queer Omaha Archives at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

$565.00 contributions
11 donors

(Nebraska representatives at the 1987 March on Washington / Queer Omaha Archives)

The Queer Omaha Archives has been preserving and sharing the region’s LGBTQIA+ history since 2016. The archive collects, preserves, and makes accessible historical material documenting the diverse people and organizations of the greater Omaha region.
We ask for your support to collect the stories and legacies of Omaha’s LGBTQIA+ communities through oral history interviews.
Contributions support the continuing growth and preservation of Omaha’s LGBTQIA+ histories through gathering oral history interviews from community members, preserving the interviews in perpetuity in the archives, and ensuring continuing public access to these community histories. The oral history interviews will join historical photos, documents, films, and the thousands of items that make up the Queer Omaha Archives in the University of Nebraska at Omaha Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections.

(Signs made by a UNO student organization / Queer Omaha Archives)
About the Queer Omaha Archives
The Queer Omaha Archives was established at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections in 2016 to collect, preserve, and share historical material documenting Omaha’s diverse LGBTQIA+ communities. The historical material in the Queer Omaha Archives is shared with the community through presentations to school and community groups, exhibits, research projects, and online digital collections.
Dozens of individuals and community organizations have donated their collections of historical material to UNO Libraries’ Archives & Special Collections to create an archive that is over 70 cubic feet with 3 GB of digital records in size and actively growing. The collections include posters, flyers, photos, scrapbooks, films, meeting minutes, oral history interviews, correspondence, ephemera as well as regional newspapers, magazines, and newsletters.

Amy W donated $50.00
Erik M donated $25.00
Gerry S donated $200.00
Martha G donated $25.00
by Anonymous donated $10.00
by Anonymous donated $100.00

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Thanks for the opportunity to support this vital project.