Charity, socializing, and fraternity drove the American Legion Theodore Roosevelt Post #30 in North Omaha. Discover what happened to them.
Category: Long School
History of the 24th Street Dairy Queen
From 1951 to 1963, the 24th Street Dairy Queen was serve the Black community in the Near North Side. This is a history of the business.
A History of the Lake-Charles Community Organization
This is a history of a short-lived neighborhood association with a long shadow over the history of the Near North Side neighborhood.
A History of Segregated Schools in Omaha, Nebraska
There were and are many segregated schools in Omaha, and this is an account of their history.
A Biography of North Omaha’s Eugene Skinner
Dr. Eugene Skinner was Omaha Public Schools’ first Black principal. This is his story.
A History of Ak-Sar-Ben in North Omaha
Examining the rise and fall of North Omaha requires a long and complicated journey through politics, culture, economics and more. … More
A History of North Omaha’s St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Parish
North Omaha’s Saint Benedict Catholic Church has been a bastion of hope for the Near North Side for almost a century. Here’s their story.
The Recent History of 24th and Lake
This is a modern history of North 24th and Lake Streets in North Omaha. Several buildings and initiatives are detailed.
A History of the Colored Old Folks Home in North Omaha
North Omaha’s Martha T. Smith Home for the Aged opened in 1913 as the Colored Old Folks Home. This is the history…
A History of North Omaha’s Long School Neighborhood
The Long School neighborhood is located in North Omaha from Hamilton Street on the south to Erskine on the North; North 24th on the east and the North Freeway on the west, and it has a total of 30 blocks. Houses started getting built in the neighborhood as early as the 1860s. However, it wasn’t until Long School was built that things really got underway. This is a history of the neighborhood.