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A Biography of Lucinda Williams nee Lucy Gamble

The vivid life of Lucy Gamble (1875-1958) included teaching, activism, church and much more. This is a bio!

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18th century 19th century biography Black churches Black organizations Black people History of Nebraska Lost history Media NAACP Near North Side racism religion

A Biography of Rev. Dr. John Albert Williams

This is a biography of minister, newspaper editor, NAACP leader and North Omaha community activist Rev. John Albert Williams (1866-1933).

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A History of Duffy Drugs

Going back to 1886, the southwest corner of 24th and Lake has been vital to North Omaha! Its first Black-owned business didn’t happen until 1968 though. Find out more in this history of Duffy Drugs!

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A Biography of Matthew Stelly

This is a biography of Matthew Stelly, a historian, organizer and agitator in North Omaha for more than 35 years.

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A Biography of Rev. John Adams, Sr.

This is a biography of Rev. John Adams, Sr., who represented North Omaha in the Nebraska Legislature from 1949-1962.

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A Biography of George W. Althouse

This is a biography of former Nebraska legislator George W. Althouse. He was the ninth African American representative from North Omaha.

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A Biography of Ernie Chambers

This is a biography of Nebraska legislator Ernie Chambers.