Month: December 2023

Belle of the Ball

Thus ran the description of Omaha’s main society event of the mid 1950s, according to Arvid E. Nelson Jr. in his 1967 clothbound tome, “The Ak-Sar-Ben Story: A Seventy-Year History of the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben.” There was a time, not all that long ago, when attending the annual Aksarben Ball was the highlight of Omaha’s… Read more »