North Omaha is the historic home of Max I Walker Cleaners. This article summarizes their history in the community.
This is a directory of historic North Omaha church buildings. Many are still churches; some are not.
Black women in Omaha have done all kinds of work as mothers, businesswomen, teachers, ministers, politicians, and in other roles to make the community great. This is a history of some of the notable African American women in North Omaha.
This is a summary of the lynching of Will Brown in 1919.
This is a history of the observation of Omaha’s Malcolm X Day since 1968.
This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.
There were and are many segregated schools in Omaha, and this is an account of their history.
These are the top 10 most important architectural accomplishments in North Omaha today.
This is a short history of Cabanne’s Post in North Omaha.
(Olympia, WA: December 1, 2016) The final book of Adam Fletcher Sasse’s series, North Omaha History: Volume Three, is now available from CommonAction Publishing. … More
This is a timeline of people from the history of North Omaha. They include people from political, legal, religious, medical, and other professions who transformed the community in countless ways. There are also creative leaders, sports figures, and others, too.
Prospect Hill Cemetery was not Omaha’s first cemetery. This article explores that, and shares information about the city’s actual first cemeteries, including a few others lost to time.
There is a lot of misunderstanding about what happens at Hummel Park. A lot of it comes from racism, a … More
Race and racism has dominated Omaha has history of movement, organizing and activism for civil rights for African Americans and others that goes almost back to the founding of the city. Following is a timeline of race and racism in North Omaha.
Nestled between the Miller Park neighborhood and Sorenson Parkway is a 150+ year old institution that’s been a powerhouse, a … More
Native Americans are not gone, and neither is their culture. This article is not intended to mythologize, romanticize, or historicize American Indians of any kind in any way. Instead, its a simple summary of what white people have found about the Native Americans who lived in the area we know today as North Omaha.
Today, leaders in North Omaha continue to grow the heart and soul of the community. This article explores what’s happened before…