Amos Potter Scruggs (1875-1946) was a popular African American attorney and government official in Omaha from 1908 to 1934.
Black women 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.
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.
This is a timeline of the life of James C Mitchell, a founding fathers of Bellevue, IA and Florence, NT.
This is a biography of Florence Kilborn (c1854-1866), namesake of the Florence neighborhood in North Omaha.
The first-ever Black-owned, operated and filmed theater company in the world was led from North Omaha.
This is a biography of Paul B. Allen, and a history of Allen’s Showcase in North Omaha.