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A Biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo

This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.

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A History of Vehicles Made in North Omaha

Several car makers began in North Omaha, and this is their story. Stroud, Douglas and the Omaha Motor Company all called the community home. Find out why…

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North Omaha Architectural Gems

Some of the grandest architecture in North Omaha today is accounted for in this short article.

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A History of Grocery Stores in North Omaha

This is a history of how people get food in a North Omaha, Nebraska.

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A History of Railroads in North Omaha

Its an understatement to say that railroads helped build North Omaha; they were absolutely vital. Here’s a summary of their history.

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A History of Reed’s Ice Cream in Omaha

Reed’s Ice Cream was a business in Omaha for more than 25 years. This article is about their business in North Omaha specifically…

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A History of North Omaha’s Stroud Company

Thomas Frank Stroud’s North Omaha business was successful. After starting it in Omaha in 1894, he formally organized the firm in 1895 to build dirt moving machines that he designed. In 1905, he built a $20,000 factory at the intersection of Florence Boulevard and the Belt Line tracks.