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JOINT DAAL – UNO PHOTO EXHIBIT OPENS SEPTEMBER 10

posted September 5, 2013, 2:18 PM by

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and the Danish American Archive and Library, located in Blair, Nebraska, announce the opening of a new photography exhibit at the UNO Criss Library on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The exhibit, “Danish Children…

NEW SUMMER VOLUNTEER WEEK July 8-12, 2013

posted June 12, 2013, 2:19 PM by

Come join us for our newly scheduled volunteer week this summer. If our spring and fall dates are inconvenient, this might be for you! Besides the interesting and satisfying projects you will work on, you will participate in wonderful…

Currently on display: Dagmar Vasby

posted November 20, 2012, 2:20 PM by

Currently on display at the Danish American Archive and Library is an exhibit that details the life and career of Dagmar Vasby, a remarkable woman who served as a medical missionary in Manchuria during World War II, and in…

Exciting Expansion of Our Collections Page

posted August 18, 2012, 2:21 PM by

Check out the Collections link to the left to see the first of the exciting expansions taking place on that page. In our efforts to increase awareness of the broad scope of materials available in the Danish American Archive…

HELP US FIND A DANISH AMERICAN HERO

posted July 6, 2012, 2:26 PM by

Robert M. Pendleton is an author working on a book-length manuscript concerning the sinking of the U.S.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa and the loss of her crew and British passengers on Thursday, September 26, 1918. She was torpedoed by…

Danish Pioneer Exhibit Comes to the Archive

posted March 21, 2012, 2:32 PM by

The Danish American Archive and Library will present a traveling exhibit, The Danish Pioneer—Connecting an Immigrant Community, April 16 – 24, 2012.
This exhibit is funded by the Nebraska Humanities Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Five tall…

Community Partnership Agreement between DAAL and UNO

posted October 27, 2011, 2:33 PM by

The Danish American Archive and Library and the University of Nebraska at Omaha have formed a community partnership agreement for the benefit of both institutions. Through this agreement DAAL and UNO plan to provide research opportunities for UNO faculty…

A Living Legacy

posted August 19, 2011, 2:35 PM by

Come join us as we celebrate our Grand Opening! On October 1, 2010, we moved into our new location at 1738 Washington Street, Blair, Nebraska, and after a full year of building shelves, unpacking boxes and organizing our materials,…

Danish Archive Now Fully Independent

posted April 20, 2011, 2:52 PM by

The Danish American Archive and Library recently received notice from the Internal Revenue Service that we are now officially a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization. What this means is that retroactive to August 31, 2010, the date when the DAAL…

ALIVE, WELL AND LIVING IN BLAIR

posted October 19, 2010, 2:54 PM by

We’re home at last!
The Danish American Archive & Library began moving into its own space at 1738 Washington Street in Blair on October 1. Our fully renovated building provides us with 4,800 square feet where we are installing shelves,…