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A Biography of Edward Danner

This is a biography of North Omaha legislator Ed Danner who served from 1963 to 1970.

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A History of the Corby Theater

This is a history of North Omaha’s Corby Theater, an unprotected gem that could be demolished anytime.

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A History of 3210 North 21st Street

This is the history of an average home in North Omaha, which is old but not remarkable.

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A History of North Omaha’s McLain Mansion

Many of Kountze Place’s finest homes are gone now, demolished by indifferent landowners and city planners who are blind to the value of the neighborhood. One of these homes stood at 2214 Wirt Street, and it was clearly one of the biggest homes in the area. This is a short history of the address.   […]

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A History of the Demolition of the Trans-Mississippi Expo

This is a history of the demolition of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition of 1898 and the Greater America Exposition of 1899.

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A History of 2936 North 24th Street

This is a history of a former commercial building and social service office in North Omaha.

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A History of Higher Education in North Omaha

Colleges, universities and other higher education institutions are scattered throughout North Omaha history. Here’s a summary.