Negroes in Omaha.

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Abstract/Description: Unpublished description of migration of black Americans and black immigrants to Omaha Nebraska. The document includes references to prominent black community members, including Dr. M.O. Ricketts (the first formally educated doctor of medicine to practice in Omaha), Thomas P. Mahammitt (leading caterer), Helen Mahammitt (founder and director of the only cooking school in Omaha), Dan Desdunes (well-known band leader), Florentine Pinkston (founder of muscial school in Omaha) and Mr. Overall (first mail carrier).
Subject(s): Blacks
Demography
Ethnic groups
Nebraska
Omaha (Neb.)
United States
Blacks -- History
Civic leaders
Blacks -- Music
Women civic leaders

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