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Oral History Interviews

The UNO Queer Omaha Archives is now collecting oral history interviews from community members. The archives is in the early stages of this immense and ongoing project and would appreciate hearing from community members who would like to be interviewed, would like to suggest someone who should be interviewed, or would like to make a financial contribution to support this LGBTQIA+ oral history initiative in Omaha. This project is only possible with support from community members and organizations.

Update (June 2018): Oral history interviews are available online. Visit the LGBTQ+ Oral History Collection on this site to listen to, browse, or search interviews. New interviews will continue to added. 

Update (September 2017): The Queer Omaha Archives is pleased to announce that the UNO Libraries received a $2,000 grant funded by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. LGBTQ+ Voices: The Queer Omaha Archives Oral History Project includes a free oral history workshop  (October 2017) for the public and the collection of 20 oral history interviews. A part-time Oral History Associate will begin conducting interviews for this project in October 2017. The grant was matched with gifts to the Queer Omaha Archives from private individuals and organizations. 


Would you like to make a gift to extend the impact of this grant project? Make a gift to the Queer Omaha Archives Fund (fund code 01139120) established with the University of Nebraska Foundation

Learn more about supporting the UNO Queer Omaha Archives.

For more information, contact Amy Schindler, Director of Archives & Special Collections, (402.554.6046, acschindler@unomaha.edu) at UNO's Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library.