History of Bakeries in North Omaha

Once located all over North Omaha, there are few bakeries left -- but lots of memories! This is an account of some of the bakeries from the community's history.

History of the North Freeway in Omaha

First conceptualized in 1954, it took almost 40 years for North Omaha's highest high speed corridor to be completed. This is a history of the North Freeway.

A History of Winter Quarters

In 1846, a town emerged on the western bank of the Missouri River. Although it only existed for a few years, there were a lot of elements that resembled a regular town, and its impact is still felt today. This is a history of Winter Quarters in the Indian Country. "A relic of the Mormon … Continue reading A History of Winter Quarters

A History of Omaha’s “Black Mayor”

Since its founding in 1854, the City of Omaha has never had a publicly elected Black mayor. For a period in from the 1930s through the 1940s though, there was a Black mayor competition held. This is a history of that position.

History of the Carver Savings and Loan Association

This is a history of the Carver Bank in North Omaha, the first-ever Black-owned bank in Nebraska.