This is a biography of Boston Green (1838-1908), a popularly scorned African American homeless person in Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Dodge Street School in Omaha, Nebraska, open at 11th and Dodge from 1872 to 1898.
This is a history of the Jefferson Square Park, the first park and the site of the first school in Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of Omaha’s first public park; first public school; it’s Native American neighborhood; and it’s “Hobo Park,” all wrapped up in one. This is a history of Jefferson Square in Omaha, Nebraska.
This article is a history of police brutality in Omaha, Nebraska, from 1887 to present.
This is a history of relations between Black people and Jews in Omaha, Nebraska. It details instances, occasions, places and spaces where the Jewish community interacted with the Black community in the city.
This is a history the Climmie, a rowhouse at 2514 N. 16th St. in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Bedford Place neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a directory of historic North Omaha church buildings. Many are still churches; some are not.
This is a history of the Omaha Crèche, which was located on North 52nd and Pratt Streets for a half century.
This is a biography of North Omaha community leader Rodney S. Wead (b. 1935).
This is a history of a short-lived neighborhood association with a long shadow over the history of the Near North Side neighborhood.
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.
This is a history of charity burials of the unidentified and impoverished at Potter Field in North Omaha.
This is a history of the third public housing projects built in North Omaha called the Hilltop Homes.
This is a history of the former Pleasantview Public Housing Projects in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of East Omaha’s demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.
Adam’s Note: This is a special exposè on a rarely-acknowledged but vitally important part of Omaha’s history. Written by local historian Ryan Roenfeld, I believe this history of Omaha’s Chinatown is necessary, vibrant and just a beginning, albeit a deep one! Share your thoughts in the comments section!
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
The Omaha Salvation Army Women’s Hospital was home to many babies in the city’s history. This is a history about the facility.
This is a history of the Wesley House, a modern-times org that rebuilt a neighborhood by changing lives.
North Omaha’s Provident Hospital was an attempt to challenge the city’s racism. What happened?
The Winspear Triangle was a contested land north of downtown, filled with poor people, planned with poor ideas and barely actualized in the present times.
In this chapter, Mondo we Langa is quoted saying “…they simply could not let an African man who called police “pigs” get away with that.”
This chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson focuses on a lie told on the court stand…