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20th century Ames Ave Black businesses business culture Grocery store Lost history nightlife North 24th Street Organizations Saratoga society

A History of King Solomon’s Mines in North Omaha

This is a history of King Solomon’s Mines, a nightclub open at 2425 Ames Avenue in North Omaha from 1970-1972.

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A History of Mr. C’s Restaurant in North Omaha

The storied Mister C’s restaurant may be gone, but its memories go on…

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20th century 21st century African Americans business Lost history music nightlife North 30th North Omaha society

A Short History of The Stage II Lounge

The Stage II Lounge offers a lively grown-up place to relax and socialize. Here’s a short history of this North Omaha institution.

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A History of the 24th and Fort Intersection in North Omaha

This is a history of the buildings at North 24th and Fort Streets in the Miller Park neighborhood.

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20th century 24th and Lake Black businesses Clubs clubs Demolished buildings Lost history nightlife

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 Carter Lake

Everything begins somewhere. For Omaha’s Carter Lake, it was as a fun-filled day in the water for all kinds of people. Following is the early history of the place. It includes a waterfront boardwalk, hotels, a resort, clubs and an amusement park.