Adam’s Note: This is a guest article by Jody Lovallo in her continuing series about important women in North Omaha history. Check out the “You Might Like…” section below for links to her other articles. Enjoy “A History of the Zabriskie Mansion” by Jody Lovallo.
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!
Judge Elizabeth Ann Davis Pittman (1921-1998) was a pivotal figure in Nebraska’s legal community and throughout Omaha. This is a bio of her by Jody Lovallo.
Tucked away in the Near North Side was the Charles Bicycle Track. This is its history as told by Ryan Roenfeld.
This is Framed Chapter 24 by Michael Richardson.
This is Chapter 24 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson.
This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.
This is an overview of the life of Mildred Brown, influential publisher of the Omaha Star and businesswoman, maven and community hero.
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…
The trial testimony of Duane and Donald Peak focuses on them laughing at the death…
In chapter 19 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the murder trial begins…
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.
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!
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.
Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 9 in the series on NorthOmahaHistory.com called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. … More
This is FRAMED Chapter 8 by Michael Richardson, exposing the history of the FBI framing of the Omaha Two.
This is Chapter 7 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, detailing the blatant framing of Mondo we Langa and Ed Pointdexter in the years before 1971.
Chapter 6 of FRAMED! by Michael Richardson includes suspense, intrigue and conspiracy…