North Omaha has been home to all kinds of people. Some were entrepreneurs, some were devoutly religious, and every now … More
This is a biography of Josiah Waddle (1849-1939), a longtime bandleader and music teacher in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Manderson Inn, which stood at North 16th and Manderson Streets for over 50 years.
Fancy homes used to line certain streets throughout North Omaha, and one of those was Wirt Street. Business leaders, influential … More
Ollie Jackson was pinned with being a notorious criminal in the hire of Tom Dennison. This is his biography.
There have been many African American leaders in Omaha throughout the city’s history. Some were politicians, others were businessmen; many … More
This is a story of Pvt. Anderson Bell (1838-1903) of North Omaha, a Black soldier in the Civil War.
A founder of Omaha’s first African American post of the American Legion, Dr. W.W. Peebles DDS kept a 50+ year dental practice in Omaha.