In the course of a century, a lot of things can change in a neighborhood. The Near North Side of Omaha has had a lot of changes, with some buildings transitioning from vital to demolished with reckless abandon. This is a history of the building once located at 1324 North 24th Street. The neighborhoods between […]
This is a biography of North Omaha community leader Rodney S. Wead (b. 1935).
This is a history of a short-lived neighborhood association with a long shadow over the history of the Near North Side neighborhood.
This is a history of the iconic Jewell Building in the 24th and Lake Historic District. It features notable people, organizations, businesses and events there, as well as the architecture and more.
This is a history of the Omaha Rockets, an independent Black baseball team from 1947 to 1950.
“It is almost impossible to get a Negro into a hospital even in the charity wards in Omaha… In the few cases where a Negro is admitted, the Negro physician must turn over the case to a staff [white] physician. The patient loses the advantage of being attended by the man who has followed […]
This is a history of the Omaha NAACP chapter, including locations, people, successes and challenges since it was founded in 1915.