YMCA Ephemera Scrapbook 1918-1926

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Abstract/Description: This scrapbook was created in 1918-1926 by the YMCA of Greater Omaha. This scrapbook contains flyers, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera such as tickets to YMCA talks and programs to events. Titles of some of those materials include: "Automatic Telephony Demonstrated", flyer offering practical demonstration and classes on electricity and mechanics; "The Question? The Answer is Inside", flyer on night classes; Farmer Jones flyer "What it Means to be a Farmer" by Prof. J. W. Jones; "Salesmen Are Born"; "Y.M.C.A. Night School", announcement of courses; "Are You Going to Join the Army? If you are, you will likely go to France"; "Y.M.C.A. Vacation School, High School Subjects"; "War Work Training School Y.M.C.A. Omaha, Nebr.", letter regarding Radio and Signal Corps; "Announcement of Courses Y.M.C.A. Night School", lists the war training classes available Certificate of Proficiency as Radio and Buzzer Operator; "Break Away", booklet offering free tuition to all returned soldiers; "School of Refraction or Science of Fitting Eye Glasses", announcement made by the Chamber of Commerce, regarding the citizenship classes offered at the Y.M.C.A.; "Head and Shoulders above the Crowd, Grow or Go, Which?"; "Y.M.C.A Evening Schools Season 1925-1926."
Subject(s): Nebraska
Omaha (Neb.)
Date Issued: 1918

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