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!
This is a summary of the lynching of Will Brown in 1919.
These are churches that existed in Florence, Nebraska before 1917.
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.
This is a tour of various sites associated with the Civil Rights movement in Omaha, Nebraska.
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 is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.
This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.
There were and are many segregated schools in Omaha, and this is an account of their history.
This is a history of the Kellom Heights neighborhood, including the pioneer era, the school and its redevelopment.
The storied Mister C’s restaurant may be gone, but its memories go on…
This is a history of how people get food in a North Omaha, Nebraska.
For almost a century, bombings plagued Omaha, Nebraska. This is a summary of what happened.
The Danish Vennelyst Park history goes beyond weddings, picnics and parties. It is one of the few remnants of Omaha’s once-thriving Danish immigrant community.
The history of Scandinavians in North Omaha, including neighborhoods, churches, jobs and social groups.