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20th century 21st century Ames Ave Belt Line Railway business Demolished buildings Food industry

A History of Uncle Sam Breakfast Food Company

For 75 years, Uncle Sam cereal was manufactured in North Omaha. This is a history of the company and its locations in the community.

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18th century 19th century 20th century 21st century architecture business civic infrastructure Cuming Street Demolished buildings economics ethnic groups Food History of Nebraska industry Lost history Military Missouri River Near North Side neighborhoods North 16th Street Omaha Claim Club Pioneer era Politics Railroads real estate Segregation society transportation

History of Omaha’s North Downtown

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

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20th century Carter Lake culture East Omaha economics Food historic preservation Lost history Organizations Politics water

A History of the Omaha Rod and Gun Club

The Omaha Rod and Gun Club stepped up to foster fun and good times in turn-of-the-century Omaha.

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19th century 20th century 21st century 24th and Lake African Americans architecture business Cafes culture diners doctors economics Food historic preservation music Near North Side nightlife Race riot real estate society

A History of the Blue Lion Center

The Blue Lion is one of North O’s most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!

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20th century African Americans business Civil Rights Movement crime Education ethnic groups Food government Lost history Near North Side neighborhoods North 24th Street Organizations Politics racism religion schools Segregation society White flight

A Timeline of the Omaha DePorres Club

This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.

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20th century 21st century African Americans architecture Cafes diners Food historic preservation Lost history Near North Side North 24th Street Race riot

A History of Skeet’s in North Omaha

This is a history of an iconic North Omaha restaurant that comedian Redd Foxx frequented when in town.

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20th century business culture ethnic groups Food Fort Omaha Miller Park nightlife North 30th society

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

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