My name is Adam Fletcher Sasse, and this is my North Omaha History website. I am an amateur historian, and across this site, I share research, articles, my North Omaha History books, a podcast, and more. Check it out, and let me know if you have any ideas, stories, information, or tools I should know about!

Following is a list of articles I share FOR FREE through this website. There is a comment section on each article. Please read, comment and share anything you find here.


Articles

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  1. A History of the Pinney Farm Murders
  2. A Tour of the Omaha Civil Rights Movement
  3. A Biography of North Omaha Hero Mildred Brown by Jody Lovallo
  4. A History of the Omaha NAACP Youth Council
  5. A History of the Blue Lion Center in North Omaha
  6. African American Firsts in Omaha
  7. A Timeline of the Omaha DePorres Club
  8. A History of North Omaha’s McLain Mansion
  9. A History of the Near North YMCA in North Omaha
  10. A History of Segregated Schools in Omaha, Nebraska
  11. A History of North Omaha’s Collier Place Neighborhood
  12. A History of North Omaha’s Scriptown
  13. A History of Skeet’s in North Omaha
  14. A History of the Thomas Mansion in North Omaha
  15. A History of North Omaha’s Kellom Heights Neighborhood
  16. A History of the Public Library in North Omaha
  17. A History of King Solomon’s Mines in North Omaha
  18. A History of the Badger Body and Truck Equipment Company in North Omaha
  19. A History of Vehicles Made in North Omaha
  20. A History of Mr. C’s Restaurant in North Omaha
  21. A History of Monmouth Park Elementary School in North Omaha
  22. A History of 6327 Florence Boulevard in North Omaha
  23. North Omaha Architectural Gems
  24. A History of Grocery Stores in North Omaha
  25. A History of the Omaha Market House
  26. A History of Irvington
  27. A History of Demolishing the Expos
  28. A History of a Sod House in North Omaha
  29. A History of Carter’s Cafe
  30. A History of Wyman Heights” by Patrick Wyman
  31. A History of the James Comey Mitchell House in Florence
  32. A History of the Bemis Park Landmark Heritage District
  33. A History of the Intersection at North 24th and Fort Streets
  34. A History of Cabannè’s Trading Post
  35. A History of 2936 North 24th Street
  36. A History of 6711 North 31st Avenue
  37. A History of the Intersection at North 40th and Hamilton Streets
  38. A Biography of North Omaha’s Eugene Skinner
  39. A History of North Omaha’s Tic Toc Diner
  40. A History of 3155 Meredith Avenue in North Omaha
  41. A History of 5815 Florence Boulevard in North Omaha
  42. A History of The Stage II Lounge in North Omaha
  43. A History of Bombings in Omaha
  44. The Lost Monument” by Michele Wyman
  45. A History of the Florence Field Neighborhood
  46. A History of Omaha North High School
  47. A History of 4517 Browne Street in North Omaha
  48. A History of Higher Education in North Omaha
  49. A History of North Omaha’s Live Wire Cafe
  50. A History of Ak-Sar-Ben in North Omaha
  51. Review of ‘A Thousand Honey Creeks: A life in music from Basie to Motown’ by Preston Love, Sr.
  52. A History of St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Parish and the Bryant Resource Center
  53. A History of North Omaha’s Kountze Park
  54. A History of Truck Farms in East Omaha
  55. A History of Railroads in North Omaha
  56. A History of the Druid Hall in North Omaha” by Karen Clopton
  57. A History of Lane Drug Stores
  58. A History of the Danish Vennelyst Park
  59. A History of the North Omaha Gene Eppley Boys Club
  60. A History of North Omaha’s Spencer Street Projects
  61. A History of the Lantry – Thompson Mansion
  62. A History of the CCC Camp in Omaha
  63. The Lost Towns in North Omaha
  64. A History of North Omaha’s Orchard Hill Neighborhood
  65. A History of Minne Lusa Creek in North Omaha
  66. A History of DeBolt, Nebraska
  67. A History of Streetcars in Benson
  68. A History of North Omaha’s Fort Lisa
  69. The Recent History of 24th and Lake
  70. Black History in Omaha
  71. A History of Reed’s Ice Cream in Omaha
  72. A History of Scandinavians in North Omaha
  73. Historic Black Churches in North Omaha
  74. A History of North Omaha’s Mergen House
  75. A History of the Omaha Auto Speedway
  76. 117 Over 117: The Oldest Places in North Omaha
  77. A History of North Omaha’s Colored Old Folks Home
  78. A History of the Eppley Airfield in East Omaha
  79. MY North Omaha
  80. A History of North Omaha’s Zion Baptist Church
  81. A History of North Omaha’s J. J. Pershing Drive and Monument
  82. A History of the Metropolitan Building and Loan Association in North Omaha
  83. A History of North Omaha’s Pearl Memorial United Methodist Church
  84. A Biography of Robert Strehlow
  85. A History of the Omaha Black Panthers
  86. A Biography of Jacob Maag
  87. A History of the Fort Omaha Balloon School
  88. A Biography of Joseph P. Guth
  89. A History of North Omaha’s Burkenroad House aka Broadview Hotel aka Trimble Castle
  90. A History of North Omaha’s Minne Lusa Theatre
  91. A History of North Omaha’s Hash House
  92. A History of East Omaha’s Bungalow City
  93. A History of North Omaha’s Gold Coast Historic District
  94. A History of Beverly Blackburn and North Omaha’s JFK Rec Center
  95. A History of North Omaha’s Parker Estate
  96. A History of Anna Wilson’s Mansion in North Omaha
  97. Notable People from North Omaha
  98. A History of North Omaha’s 20th and Lake Historic Commercial District
  99. A History of North Omaha’s Stroud Company Factory
  100. A History of North Omaha’s Stroud Mansion
  101. A History of North Omaha’s Historic Apartments
  102. A History of North Omaha’s Historic Gas Stations
  103. A History of North Omaha’s 30th and Ames Historic Commercial District
  104. A History of North Omaha’s J. F. Bloom Company
  105. A History of North Omaha’s Central Park Neighborhood
  106. A History of Historic Crime Bosses in North Omaha
  107. A History of North Omaha’s Elks Hall and Iroquois Lodge #92
  108. A History of North Omaha’s 24th and Lake Historic District
  109. A History of North Omaha’s Minne Lusa Historic District
  110. A History of North Omaha’s Douglas Motors Corporation Factory
  111. A History of African American Newspapers in Omaha
  112. A History of the 1913 Easter Sunday Tornado in North Omaha
  113. A History of North Omaha’s Belt Line Railway
  114. A History of North Omaha’s Mormon Tree
  115. A History of North Omaha’s Miller Park Duplex Historic District
  116. A History of Omaha Technical High School
  117. A History of the Carnation Ballroom in North Omaha
  118. A History of North Omaha’s Tidy House Products Company Factory
  119. A History of Mob Terrorism in Omaha
  120. A History of the Squatter’s Row in North Omaha
  121. A History of the Governor’s Estate in North Omaha
  122. An Unsolved Murder in North Omaha
  123. A History of Lead Poisoning in North Omaha
  124. A History of North Omaha’s Ernie Chambers Court, aka Strehlow Terrace
  125. A History of Cemeteries in North Omaha
  126. A History of North Omaha’s Cuming Street
  127. A Biography of Thomas Cuming” by Ryan Roenfeld
  128. A Biography of Granny Weatherford
  129. A History of the Omaha Municipal Beach
  130. A History of the Omaha Star
  131. Historic Neighborhoods in North Omaha
  132. A History of North Omaha’s Pries Lake
  133. A History of North Omaha’s  Belvedere Point Neighborhood
  134. A History of the Ohio Fish Market in North Omaha
  135. A History of Omaha’s Miller Park
  136. A History of North Omaha’s Bailey Residence
  137. A History of the North Omaha Radar Station
  138. A History of the Town of East Omaha
  139. A History of North 16th and Locust Streets in North Omaha
  140. The Historic Churches of North Omaha
  141. A History of North Omaha’s Brandeis Country Home
  142. A Biography of Dr. Marguerita Washington
  143. A Biography of North Omaha’s ‘Cap’ Clarenence Wigington” by Linda Williams
  144. A History of North Omaha’s Florence Neighborhood
  145. A History of North Omaha’s St. Clare’s Monastery
  146. A History of North Omaha’s John E. Reagan House
  147. A History of North Omaha’s Jim Bell’s Club Harlem
  148. A History of North Omaha’s Walnut Hill Neighborhood
  149. A History of North Omaha’s Florence Lake
  150. A History of North Omaha’s Walnut Hill Pumping Station and Reservoir
  151. A History of the Nebraska School for the Deaf
  152. A Biography of Dan Desdunes
  153. A Biography of George B. Lake
  154. A History of Black-Owned Hotels in Omaha
  155. A History of North Omaha’s Strorz Brewery
  156. A History of Digging Up the Dead in North Omaha
  157. Historical North Omaha Ghost Stories
  158. North Omaha History on Q98.5
  159. The Execution of Cyrus H. Tator
  160. A History of North Omaha’s Missing Cemeteries
  161. Historical Ghost Stories from Omaha’s Hummel Park
  162. A Historical Ghost Story from North Omaha’s Immanuel Hospital
  163. A Historical Carter Lake Ghost Story
  164. A Historical Ghost Story from North Omaha’s Prospect Hill Cemetery
  165. Historical Ghost Stories from Fort Omaha
  166. A Timeline of Race and Racism in Omaha
  167. A History of the Omaha Colored Commercial Club
  168. A History of North Omaha’s Binney Street Historic District
  169. A History of North Omaha’s McCreary Mansion
  170. A History of North Omaha’s J. J. Brown Mansion
  171. A History of North Omaha’s Poppleton Estate
  172. A History of North Omaha’s Redick Mansion
  173. A History of Omaha’s Near North Side Neighborhood
  174. A History of North Omaha’s Jewish Community
  175. A History of Omaha’s Greater America Exposition of 1899
  176. A History of Fort Omaha, Part 1
  177. A History of Omaha’s River Drive
  178. A History of the Omaha Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  179. A History of Native Americans in North Omaha
  180. A History of North Omaha’s Adams Park
  181. A History of Hospitals and Healthcare in North Omaha
  182. A History of North Omaha’s Movie Theaters
  183. A History of North Omaha’s Social Clubs and Socials Halls
  184. A History of the Mansions and Estates in North Omaha
  185. An Early History of Omaha’s Immanuel Hospital
  186. A History of Omaha’s Citizens Civic Committee for Civil Liberties, or 4CL
  187. A History of the June 1969 Riot
  188. A History of the Logan Fontenelle Housing Projects
  189. A History of Redlining in Omaha
  190. An Early History of the University of Nebraska at Omaha
  191. An Intro to the Oldest Houses in North Omaha
  192. An Intro to Architecture in North Omaha
  193. A Future of North Omaha History (An Editorial)
  194. A History of Fort Omaha, Part 2
  195. A History of African American Politics in Omaha
  196. A History of Streetcars in North Omaha
  197. A Timeline of North Omaha History
  198. A History of Relocating the Trans-Mississippi Exposition
  199. A History of the Wirt Street Historical District in North Omaha
  200. A History of Omaha’s Fort Street Special School for Incorrigible Boys
  201. A History of Omaha’s Miller Park Neighborhood
  202. An Inconvenient But Truthful History (An Editorial)
  203. A History of Omaha’s Black Association for Nationalism through Unity (BANTU)
  204. A History of Omaha’s North 24th Street
  205. A History of the Fontenelle Park
  206. A History of Carter Lake in East Omaha
  207. A History of the Florence Boulevard in North Omaha
  208. A History of the Florence Water Works and Minne Lusa Pumping Station in North Omaha
  209. A History of Schools in North Omaha
  210. A History of the Pleasure Pier and Kiddieland in East Omaha
  211. A History of the North Omaha Riots
  212. A History of Racism in Omaha
  213. A History of North 16th Street aka Sherman Avenue in North Omaha
  214. A North Omaha History Tour
  215. A History of the Fair Deal Cafe in North Omaha
  216. A History of the Omaha Driving Park in North Omaha
  217. The Saratoga Neighborhood in North Omaha
  218. A Short History of North Omaha, Part 1
  219. A History of Lynching George Smith
  220. Kidnapping Omaha’s Eddie Cudahy, Jr.
  221. A History of the Prospect Hill Cemetery in North Omaha
  222. A History of the Jack Johnson Riots in Omaha
  223. The Kountze Place Neighborhood in North Omaha
  224. A History of Community Leaders in North Omaha
  225. A History of African American Poverty in Omaha
  226. A History of Fur Trading in North Omaha

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