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North Omaha Chronicles, 12-18-19

This is North Omaha Chronicles comic for 12-18-19 by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.

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20th century Apartments architecture Demolished buildings economics historic preservation History of Nebraska religion Social services

A History of the Creighton Working Girls Home

This is a history of the Creighton Working Girls Home and Chapel, which provided a paternalistic environment for newly arrived women in Omaha for several decades.

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North Omaha Chronicles, 12-16-19

This is North Omaha Chronicles from 12-16-19 by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.

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20th century 24th and Lake architecture Black businesses Clubs clubs Demolished buildings Demolished buildings economics historic preservation Lost history

A History of The Off Beat Club in North Omaha

This is a history of Jim Bell and Jerry Morris’s supper club called The Off Beat, located at 24th and Lake from 1952-1969.

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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 Jim Bell’s Club Harlem In North Omaha

This is a history of Club Harlem, a vibrant center of the North Omaha jazz scene in the 1940s.

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A History of North Omaha’s Storz Brewery

Before Gottlieb Storz, a few other entrepreneurs tried their hand at brewing beer in North Omaha. Afterwards though, Storz dominated. For more than 75 years, his family ran Omaha’s beer industry, and even though the brewery closed in the 1970s, it left a major mark on the city that still stands today. This is a […]