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19th century 20th century 21st century biography Black businesses Black leader Black people business culture History of Nebraska Lost history racism Segregation society

A History of Businesses Owned By African Americans in Omaha

This is a history of Black-owned businesses, African American entrepreneurship and more in North Omaha since 1854.

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20th century Apartments architecture Demolished buildings economics historic preservation History of Nebraska religion Social services

A History of the Creighton Working Girls Home

This is a history of the Creighton Working Girls Home and Chapel, which provided a paternalistic environment for newly arrived women in Omaha for several decades.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Art Buildings historic preservation History of Nebraska North Omaha

Historic Postcards from North Omaha

This is a collection of postcards of North Omaha, Nebraska.

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20th century 21st century biography Black businesses Black organizations Black people History of Nebraska Near North Side poverty racism religion Social services society

A Biography of Rodney S. Wead

This is a biography of North Omaha community leader Rodney S. Wead (b. 1935).

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19th century 20th century 21st century Architects architecture Buildings Catholics Creighton Cuming Street Demolished buildings Healthcare historic preservation History of Nebraska Near North Side North 24th Street North 30th racism religion

A History of Creighton University

This is a history of Creighton University, including notable people, places and events throughout its history.

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Buildings Creighton historic preservation History of Nebraska Near North Side North 24th Street Segregation

A History of Creighton Hall in North Omaha

The oldest building at Creighton University has changed radically over the years. However, hints of its past show inside and outside, and wait to be discovered by history explorers! This is a history of the Creighton Hall in North Omaha. Opened as the Creighton College in 1878, the Creighton Hall was called the Administration Building […]

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20th century 21st century 24th and Lake Activism architecture Black businesses Black organizations Clubs clubs economics historic preservation History of Nebraska Listed on National Register of Historic Places music Near North Side nightlife Official Omaha Landmark real estate Social halls

A History of the Jewell Building and Dreamland Ballroom

This is a history of the iconic Jewell Building in the 24th and Lake Historic District. It features notable people, organizations, businesses and events there, as well as the architecture and more.