This is a history of the Dodge Street School in Omaha, Nebraska, open at 11th and Dodge from 1872 to 1898.
A History of Jefferson Square Park
This is a history of the Jefferson Square Park, the first park and the site of the first school in Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of the Jefferson Square Neighborhood
This is a history of Omaha’s first public park; first public school; it’s Native American neighborhood; and it’s “Hobo Park,” all wrapped up in one. This is a history of Jefferson Square in Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of Relations between Jews and African Americans in Omaha
This is a history of relations between Black people and Jews in Omaha, Nebraska. It details instances, occasions, places and spaces where the Jewish community interacted with the Black community in the city.
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 Hungarians in North Omaha
One of Omaha’s most distinct immigrant populations has nearly disappeared from the city’s identity. This is a history of Hungarians in Omaha.
A History of Cass Street School
Located in the original Near North Side neighborhood, one grade school at North 14th and Cass Street served immigrants, African Americans, adults, and others. Today the school is largely forgotten.
A History of the North Omaha School aka Izard School
Omaha had a hard time getting its public school system going. Once they got going, it took more than a decade to build a second school. However, when it opened on the outskirts of the city at North 17th and Izard Streets, the new school was the grandest building of its time. This is a history of the North Omaha School, aka the Izard School.
A History of Kellom School
What do Fred Astaire, Roger and Gale Sayers, Bob Gibson, Bob Boozer, Michael Anania, Brenda Council, and former Omaha mayor Johnny Rosenblatt all have in common? Born in the Near North Side, each attended the same school. That same building is a neighborhood institution with deep roots going back at least 140 years in Omaha’s past. This is a history of North Omaha’s Kellom School.
A History of Hope Lutheran Church
This is a history of the only African American Lutheran church in Nebraska today, called Hope Lutheran Church.
A History of the Holy Family Catholic Parish
For more than 50 years, Holy Family Catholic has been among the most activist Catholic parishes in Omaha. Before that it was an Italian parish, and before that, Irish. Here’s a history.
A History of Italians in North Omaha
Omaha is a city of immigrants, and North Omaha is no exception. Along with its historic African American community and … More