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A History of Creighton University

This is a history of Creighton University, including notable people, places and events throughout its history.

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19th century 20th century 21st century Activism architecture Catholics Civil Rights Movement culture Cuming Street economics historic preservation Immigrants Irish Italians Listed on National Register of Historic Places Lost history North Downtown Official Omaha Landmark poverty schools White flight

A History of North Omaha’s Holy Family Catholic Church

For more than 50 years, Holy Family Catholic has been among the most activist Catholic parishes in Omaha. Before that it was an Italian parish, and before that, Irish. Here’s a history.

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History of Omaha’s North Downtown

This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.

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A History of North Omaha’s Kellom Heights Neighborhood

This is a history of the Kellom Heights neighborhood, including the pioneer era, the school and its redevelopment.

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Bemis Park Cuming Street economics Historic houses historic preservation neighborhoods White flight

A History of the Bemis Park Landmark Heritage District in North Omaha

The Bemis Park Landmark Heritage District is a jewel in the crown of North Omaha history. This is a summary of its history.

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A History of North Omaha’s J. F. Bloom and Company

Omaha has always been a good place to die.

Starting in the 1840s when the first trails were cut through the area, people were laid to rest all across the city. With cemeteries scattered across North Omaha, it made sense for a stonecutter to make his work in the community.

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A History of North Omaha’s Technical High School

Judges, teachers, decorated veterans, actors and singers, an Olympian and a Heisman Trophy winner are among its alumni. This is a short history of Omaha Technical High School.