Hidden away in North Omaha was a social club that held the middle class and its neighborhood.
The Omaha Rod and Gun Club stepped up to foster fun and good times in turn-of-the-century Omaha.
All in one place: A history of Cortland Beach, the Omaha Rod and Gun Club and the Carter Lake Club.
This is a history of the North Omaha Bottoms, an area of the city not thought of much today, but once a key to its future!
According to a 1952 article in the Omaha Star, the Midwest Athletic Club, or MAC, was formed in 1946. The original mission was “…to bring about a closer understanding within ourselves and among the citizens of Omaha and to promote social activities for the uplifting of the Negro Race.” MAC was a men’s club, and […]
The murders of Allen and Dorothy Jones happened in 1890 at the Pinney Farm near Millard, Nebraska.
This is a tour of various sites associated with the Civil Rights movement in Omaha, Nebraska.
This is an overview of the life of Mildred Brown, influential publisher of the Omaha Star and businesswoman, maven and community hero.
This is a history of the Omaha NAACP Youth Council, which started in 1936 and continues today!
The Blue Lion is one of North O’s most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!
In this chapter, Mondo we Langa is quoted saying “…they simply could not let an African man who called police “pigs” get away with that.”
This is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.
This chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson focuses on a lie told on the court stand…
This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.
Many of Kountze Place’s finest homes are gone now, demolished by indifferent landowners and city planners who are blind to the value of the neighborhood. One of these homes stood at 2214 Wirt Street, and it was clearly one of the biggest homes in the area. This is a short history of the address. […]
The trial testimony of Duane and Donald Peak focuses on them laughing at the death…
The Near North Side YMCA was a staple of the community for more than 50 years. Here’s the story…
There were and are many segregated schools in Omaha, and this is an account of their history.
The story of a historic neighborhood in North Omaha.
In chapter 19 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the murder trial begins…
This is a history of Scriptown in the Nebraska Territory.
This is a history of an iconic North Omaha restaurant that comedian Redd Foxx frequented when in town.
Built: est. 1875 Address: 958 North 27th Street Architecture: Stick Style Demolished: 1953 Many of early Omaha’s wealthy builders built their mansions and estates in North Omaha. One of them was attorney Dexter L. Thomas (1841-1919). His large house at N. 27th Avenue and Nicholas Street was a landmark for years, surely inspiring his contemporaries to […]
This is a history of the Kellom Heights neighborhood, including the pioneer era, the school and its redevelopment.
This is a history of the Charles B. Washington North Branch of the Omaha Public Library.
This is a history of King Solomon’s Mines, a nightclub open at 2425 Ames Avenue in North Omaha from 1970-1972.
Badger Body & Truck Equipment helped build steady economy and real backbone in North Omaha. Here’s its early story.
Several car makers began in North Omaha, and this is their story. Stroud, Douglas and the Omaha Motor Company all called the community home. Find out why…
In Chapter 18 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the story continues unfolding. Read this original true story thriller from North Omaha today!
The storied Mister C’s restaurant may be gone, but its memories go on…
Monmouth Park School was open for 80 years, leaving indelible marks on the soul of North Omaha forever.
This is a history of a Fort Omaha house that’s been moved to Florence Blvd.
This is chapter 17 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson. It introduces the Congressional action against the Omaha Two, and more.
Some of the grandest architecture in North Omaha today is accounted for in this short article.
This is FRAMED Chapter 16 by Michael Richardson. In this installment, arrests are made and fingers are pointed – again.
This is Chapter 15 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, covering the day Ed Poindexter was arrested.
This is a history of how people get food in a North Omaha, Nebraska.
Presented in Chapter 14 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson is a smoking gun!
This is a history of a controversial, then popular, then forgotten idea in Omaha called the Market House.