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Vintage photos from the Omaha World-Herald archive. See more photos (old and new) at Omaha.com/viewfinder.
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'Skip’s Rocket,' teen rider prepare ahead of 4-H horse show competition

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From the Archives: Kids pour out of Omaha's Webster School to start 1949 summer vacation

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From the Archives: Kids pour out of Omaha's Webster School to start 1949 summer vacation

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Easter Sunday ended tragically in Omaha in 1913. A powerful tornado swept through town that evening and killed 94 people. More than 3,000 buildings were damaged, and the property damage was estimated at $3.5 million. This photo is looking north on 24th Street from Erskine Street. THE WORLD-HERALD

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Shoppers crowd into downtown Brandeis store for final closing sale in 1980

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From the Archives: Shoppers crowd into downtown Brandeis store for final closing sale in 1980

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Cannon smoke hung in the air at Pawnee City Historical Days with Civil War Reenactments in Pawnee, City, Neb., on Sept. 16, 2004. The men were reenacting the Battle of Perryville, which took place in 1862. LAURA INNS/THE WORLD-HERALD

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From the Archives: A muddy mess at 11th and Fort in 1949

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Omaha grocer displays World War II rationing rules – 2 pounds of meat per week

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Thousands gather to see cowboy movie star Tom Mix in Omaha in 1928

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From the Archives: \Things get rowdy at Elmwood Park on a lovely spring day in 1979

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From the Archives: \Things get rowdy at Elmwood Park on a lovely spring day in 1979

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Eli Camel, an Old Market vendor, takes a break by resting on sacks of potatoes in this photo from 1937.

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