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My name is Adam Fletcher Sasse, and this is my North Omaha History website. I am an amateur historian and I don’t  Across this site, I share research and articles, my North Omaha History books and more. Check it out, and let me know if you have any ideas, info or tools I should know about!

Articles

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

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