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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century Architects architecture Buildings Expo grounds History of Nebraska industry Manufacturing

A History of the Machinery and Electricity Building in North Omaha

This is a history of the Manufactures Building at the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century Architects architecture Buildings Expo grounds History of Nebraska industry Manufacturing

A History of the Manufactures Building in North Omaha

This is a history of the Manufactures Building at the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century Architects architecture Demolished buildings Florence Boulevard government historic preservation History of Nebraska Kountze Place Lost history North 16th Street parks Segregation

A History of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition

This is a history of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century architecture Buildings culture Education historic preservation History of Nebraska

A History of the Girls and Boys Building in North Omaha

Of all the buildings made for the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, the Girls and Boys Building had one of the most joyful, loyal and enthusiastic receptions. Here is a short history of the building. Fundraising for Construction “It was not one of the main exhibit buildings, but was given a place in the Grand […]

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19th century 20th century 21st century Activism architecture Black churches Buildings Churches Civil Rights Movement culture Demolished buildings economics historic preservation History of Nebraska Lost history NAACP Near North Side Organizations religion Segregation

A History of St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church

This is a history of a longtime, influential and successful segregated congregation called St Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church in North Omaha.

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19th century 20th century biography Black people Churches Clubs Education History of Nebraska Lost history NAACP Near North Side Organizations religion Segregation

A Biography of Lucinda Williams nee Lucy Gamble

The vivid life of Lucy Gamble (1875-1958) included teaching, activism, church and much more. This is a bio!

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18th century 19th century biography Black churches Black organizations Black people History of Nebraska Lost history Media NAACP Near North Side racism religion

A Biography of Rev. Dr. John Albert Williams

This is a biography of minister, newspaper editor, NAACP leader and North Omaha community activist Rev. John Albert Williams (1866-1933).