This is a history of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.
This is a history of East Omaha’s demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Ponca Road, providing an important lifeline in the Ponca Hills for more than a century!
This is a biography of Dr. John A. Singleton, DDS, who represented North Omaha’s Ninth District in the Nebraska Legislature from 1926 to 1928.
This is a biography of former Nebraska legislator George W. Althouse. He was the ninth African American representative from North Omaha.
This is a biography of Nebraska legislator Ernie Chambers.
This is a summary of the lynching of Will Brown in 1919.
This is a history of the observation of Omaha’s Malcolm X Day since 1968.
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
The story of Doc George Smith, a longtime civil servant and respected mentor among pioneer Omahans.
This is Framed Chapter 24 by Michael Richardson.
Lake School was a fixture in the neighborhood for a century. This is its history…
This is Chapter 24 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson.
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.
This is a history of the North Omaha Bottoms, an area of the city not thought of much today, but once a key to its future!
The murders of Allen and Dorothy Jones happened in 1890 at the Pinney Farm near Millard, Nebraska.
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 chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson focuses on a lie told on the court stand…
This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.
The trial testimony of Duane and Donald Peak focuses on them laughing at the death…
There were and are many segregated schools in Omaha, and this is an account of their history.
In chapter 19 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the murder trial begins…
This is a history of the Kellom Heights neighborhood, including the pioneer era, the school and its redevelopment.
This is a history of the Charles B. Washington North Branch of the Omaha Public Library.
In Chapter 18 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the story continues unfolding. Read this original true story thriller from North Omaha today!
This is chapter 17 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson. It introduces the Congressional action against the Omaha Two, and more.
Some of the grandest architecture in North Omaha today is accounted for in this short article.
This is FRAMED Chapter 16 by Michael Richardson. In this installment, arrests are made and fingers are pointed – again.
This is Chapter 15 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, covering the day Ed Poindexter was arrested.
Presented in Chapter 14 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson is a smoking gun!
This is a history of a controversial, then popular, then forgotten idea in Omaha called the Market House.
In Michael Richardson’s book FRAMED, Chapter 13 exposes detail galore. This chapter shows how!
This is Chapter 12 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson. In it, the author explores the role of Duane Peak and the FBI in the resulting coverup.
FRAMED, Chapter 11 was written by Michael Richardson.
“Angry Policemen Seek Deadly House Bomber,” screamed the Omaha World-Herald. 25 people in North Omaha were arrested. Here’s the actual list of suspects compiled by the Omaha Police Department. Discover what happened on the day patrolman Larry Minard, Sr. was killed.
This is a history of the demolition of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition of 1898 and the Greater America Exposition of 1899.
Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 9 in the series on NorthOmahaHistory.com called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. It was written by Michael Richardson. Learn more here. “I will never ever forgive the Black Panther Party for that.” —Ed Poindexter on being called a police agent On July 2, 1970, a […]
This is FRAMED Chapter 8 by Michael Richardson, exposing the history of the FBI framing of the Omaha Two.