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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



 



Revised TMM        07-20-2009