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A History of the U.S. Brush Company

This is a history of the U.S. Brush Company factory once located in North Omaha.

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A History of Murphy, Wasey and Company Factory in North Omaha

In 1890, a major Detroit-based chair manufacturer called Murphy, Wasey and Company arrived in a big way in North Omaha. Located at 3167-77 Spaulding Street along what was then called North 32nd (aka John A. Creighton Boulevard) and the Belt Line Railway, the company built a large factory and employed a hundred people. It was […]

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A History of Sulphur Springs, Nebraska

Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.

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A History of Uncle Sam Breakfast Food Company

For 75 years, Uncle Sam cereal was manufactured in North Omaha. This is a history of the company and its locations in the community.

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A History of the North Omaha Bottoms

This is a history of the North Omaha Bottoms, an area of the city not thought of much today, but once a key to its future!

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A History of North Omaha’s Collier Place Neighborhood

The story of a historic neighborhood in North Omaha.

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A History of Vehicles Made in North Omaha

Several car makers began in North Omaha, and this is their story. Stroud, Douglas and the Omaha Motor Company all called the community home. Find out why…