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20th century Benson Buildings business economics history Listed on National Register of Historic Places Military Avenue

History of Department Stores in Benson

The Benson Commercial Historic District has been home to several department stores. This is a history of the Omaha neighborhood’s stores.

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20th century 21st century Ames Avenue architecture Benson Black businesses business Demolished buildings economics historic preservation Listed on National Register of Historic Places North 24th Street North 30th North Omaha Segregation shopping

History of Department Stores in North Omaha

Department stores once dotted the area north of Dodge and east of North 72nd Street. This is a history of department stores in North Omaha.

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Benson Buildings Children's entertainment historic preservation History of Nebraska poverty Social services society

A History of the Omaha Crèche

This is a history of the Omaha Crèche, which was located on North 52nd and Pratt Streets for a half century.

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19th century 20th century Benson civic infrastructure culture economics government History of Nebraska Lost history North Omaha society transportation

A History of Streetcars in Benson

The Benson Motor Company operated on present-day Maple Street for more than two decades.

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20th century Benson civic infrastructure culture historic preservation parks White flight

A History of North Omaha’s Adams Park

This is a history of Adams Park in North Omaha, Nebraska

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20th century 21st century African Americans architecture Benson Carter Lake culture historic preservation History of Nebraska Kountze Place Minne Lusa Near North Side North 24th Street

A History of Theatres and Movie Theaters in North Omaha

While it has absolutely no active movie theaters today, the North Omaha community has been home to at least 20 (!) movie theaters over the last century. This is a short history of those theaters. Its really incomplete, as information has been hard for me to find.

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19th century 20th century African Americans Benson civic infrastructure culture East Omaha Kountze Place Miller Park Minne Lusa Near North Side North 24th Street Omaha racism Saratoga

A History of Streetcars in North Omaha

This is a history of streetcars in North Omaha, Nebraska.