Nebraska Authors

Oliver B. Pollak

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Los Angeles, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


History; Nebraska; Jewish History; Great Britain and the Commonwealth; Local History; Wright Morris


Bachelor of Arts Degree, California State University, Los Angeles
Master of Arts Degree, University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
JD, Creighton University, Omaha, NE


Professor of History
Editor, Memories of the Jewish Midwest

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE


Nebraska 150 Books honor for A State of Readers, 2017


Nebraska Jewish Historical Society (Co-founder)
Memories of the Jewish Midwest. (Editor)


B'nai B'rith in Omaha : 1884-1989. 1989.
Jewish Life in Omaha and Lincoln : A Photographic History. 2001.
Nebraska Courthouses : Contention, Compromise and Community. 2002.
A State of Readers : Nebraska's Carnegie Libraries. 2005.
University of Nebraska at Omaha. with Les Valentine, 2007.
To Educate and Serve : The Centennial History of Creighton University School of Law, 1904-2004. 2007.

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