The building at 4426 Florence Boulevard is located in the Saratoga Belt Line Historic District. Built in 1926, it is a storefront and open space that has no basement. The City of Omaha Planning Department currently rates the building in poor condition. This is a history.
This is a history of one of Omaha's oldest African American churches, Morning Star Baptist Church.
This is a history of Shadda's Drive-In, a restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska from 1955 to 1960.
Throughout the history of Omaha there is a long tradition of hostility towards and prejudice against Jewish people, which is called antisemitism. It has existed since the first Jews arrived in the city in the 1860s. Antisemitism was overt in Omaha into the 1960s, by which time Jews were largely viewed as part of the … Continue reading A History of Antisemitism in Omaha
Each of the small towns around North Omaha once had their own school district, and several of those school districts had high schools they graduated students from. The City of Florence, founded in 1854, was one of those small towns. My research shows the Florence High School existed from at least the 1860s through 1924. … Continue reading A History of Florence High School
This is a history the Climmie, a rowhouse at 2514 N. 16th St. in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Ames Avenue Bridge, which stood between the City of Omaha, Nebraska, and the City of Carter Lake, Iowa from circa 1890 to 1913.