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A History of the Hillcrest Mansion in North Omaha

Built: circa 1900 Address: 2811 Caldwell Street Architecture: Antebellum Demolished: circa 1965 Originally called Riverview, the original home on this lot was built around 1900 and was said to be “one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the city.” Sitting on four lots covered with fruit trees, large shade trees and a fine lawn, the […]

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20th century 21st century architecture Black businesses Black people Buildings business Lost history Miller Park North 30th White flight

A History of 5901 North 30th Street

This is a history of the building at 5901 N. 30th, on the northeast corner of 30th and Laurel.

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A Biography of George Wells Parker

This is a biography of North Omaha leader George Wells Parker.

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A History of the Omaha NAACP

This is a history of the Omaha NAACP chapter, including locations, people, successes and challenges since it was founded in 1915.

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A History of St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church

This is a history of a longtime, influential and successful segregated congregation called St Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church in North Omaha.

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A Biography of Lucinda Williams nee Lucy Gamble

The vivid life of Lucy Gamble (1875-1958) included teaching, activism, church and much more. This is a bio!

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A Biography of Rev. Dr. John Albert Williams

This is a biography of minister, newspaper editor, NAACP leader and North Omaha community activist Rev. John Albert Williams (1866-1933).