This is the story of Daisy Anderson (1900-1998) in North Omaha. Mrs. Anderson was an international speaker and widely regarded author.

Daisy Anderson in North Omaha

This is a biography of Daisy Anderson (c1900-1998), the widow of a wealthy Black man in western Nebraska who was forced to move to North Omaha.

Cathy Hughes, North Omaha

A Biography of Cathy Hughes

This is a biography of North Omaha native Cathy Hughes. She grew up in the Logan Fontenelle Projects and today is the 2nd richest Black woman in America.

Joseph Carr, African American Omaha attorney

A Biography of Joseph Carr

There have been many African American leaders in Omaha throughout the city’s history. Some were politicians, others were businessmen; many … More

A Biography of George McPherson

This is the story of Professor George T. McPherson (1864-c1915) of North Omaha, who was the preeminent pianist in Omaha for decades.

Doctors Make Purchase of Land, Omaha Star, June 15, 1945

Biography of Dr. Craig Morris

One African American dentist in Omaha was a civil rights advocate, economic justice activist, and medical leader in the community. Then he simply left North Omaha. This is a biography of his life in the community.

Levi Carter (1830-1903) of Omaha, Nebraska

A Biography of Levi Carter

A wealthy industrialist worked hard, then died. His wife gave the City of Omaha a lot of money to commemorate his life, and today the name is all over East Omaha. This is a biography of Levi Carter.

Notable African American Women in Omaha History

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.

Zabriskie Mansion, 3524 Hawthorne Avenue, the Bemis Park Landmark Heritage District, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of the Zabriskie Mansion in North Omaha by Jody Lovallo

Adam’s Note: This is a guest article by Jody Lovallo in her continuing series about important women in North Omaha history. Check out the “You Might Like…” section below for links to her other articles. Enjoy “A History of the Zabriskie Mansion” by Jody Lovallo.