Copies of records are available by contacting the NJHS office directly by email or by calling 402/334-6441/42. The fees are 20 cents/NJHS members and 25 cents for all others. The cost of mailing will be added to the cost. Photographs can also be obtained for $5.00 a piece plus the cost of mailing.
The centerpieces of our archives contain information on the families of our Jewish community. Significant contributions to our collection include the history of several of the major families in our community including, but not limited to the following:
Rose Blumkin Collection – A biography of Rose Blumkin, the founder of Nebraska Furniture Mart with audio, photographic and anecdotal information. From her home in Russia to the incredible business she established in Omaha. Rose achieved national recognition for the successful management of a small family business that became a multi-million dollar enterprises and part of Warren Buffett’s financial empire.