Junior League of Omaha 1950s

1950s The League was instrumental in establishing the Omaha Junior Theater.
1953 Created "Adventure in Foreign Lands" classes for gifted children at the Joslyn Art Museum. The project lasted seven years. The League also aired a series of radio programs on episodes of Nebraska history called "Board the Bus."
1955 Co-sponsored a volunteer bureau with UCS. The League turned over the program to UCS in 1960 ($21,710).
The League produced "Challenge,” a series of teenage discussions on problems of the day, televised on KMTV.
1957 Organized the Omaha Symphony Guild and sponsored "The Viennese Ball" to help this two-year project.
The League also co-sponsored the “Film Library” with the Omaha Public Library ($19,640).
1958 Televised a series of educational programs for children in cooperation with the Joslyn Art Museum.
"Keys to the City," a four-sessions on the community portion in the Provisional Course, was presented on WOW-TV as an educational service.
1959 Began a five-year operation of "The Gallery," a gift and snack shop at Meyer Therapy Center ($4,400).