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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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20th century 21st century Black organizations Civil Rights Movement history Lost history NAACP Politics racism wealthy

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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19th century 20th century 21st century Activism architecture Black churches Buildings Churches Civil Rights Movement culture Demolished buildings economics historic preservation History of Nebraska Lost history NAACP Near North Side Organizations religion Segregation

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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19th century 20th century biography Black people Churches Clubs Education History of Nebraska Lost history NAACP Near North Side Organizations religion Segregation

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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18th century 19th century biography Black churches Black organizations Black people History of Nebraska Lost history Media NAACP Near North Side racism religion

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).

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19th century 20th century 21st century 24th and Lake architecture biography Black businesses Buildings Drug store historic preservation Lost history music Omaha Police Department Pioneer era Race riot White flight

A History of Duffy Drugs

Going back to 1886, the southwest corner of 24th and Lake has been vital to North Omaha! Its first Black-owned business didn’t happen until 1968 though. Find out more in this history of Duffy Drugs!

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19th century 20th century 21st century Activism African Americans culture historic preservation Lost history Politics

A History of Emancipation Day and Juneteenth in Omaha

This is a history of Emancipation Day in Omaha, which is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.