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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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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 the Hillcrest Mansion in North Omaha

This is the story of a mansion in North Omaha built as a home to a wealthy real estate mogul that eventually became the site of a decades-long Black-owned business.

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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.