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19th century 20th century Americans biography business economics Florence Florence Field History of Nebraska Lost history Miller Park Minne Lusa Missouri River North 30th Pioneer era Politics real estate Saratoga wealthy

A Biography of James M. Parker

This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.

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19th century 20th century 21st century civic infrastructure East Omaha economics government historic preservation History of Nebraska Lost history neighborhoods poverty water

A History of Omaha’s Winspear Triangle

The Winspear Triangle was a contested land north of downtown, filled with poor people, planned with poor ideas and barely actualized in the present times.

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19th century 20th century architecture Carter Lake East Omaha economics Lost history music neighborhoods nightlife Organizations wealthy

A History of Omaha’s Cortland Beach

All in one place: A history of Cortland Beach, the Omaha Rod and Gun Club and the Carter Lake Club.

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18th century 19th century 20th century 21st century Belt Line Railway civic infrastructure East Omaha government Lost history neighborhoods Pioneer era Railroads transportation

A History of the North Omaha Bottoms

This is a history of the North Omaha Bottoms, an area of the city not thought of much today, but once a key to its future!

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20th century African Americans business Civil Rights Movement crime Education ethnic groups Food government Lost history Near North Side neighborhoods North 24th Street Organizations Politics racism religion schools Segregation society White flight

A Timeline of the Omaha DePorres Club

This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.

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19th century 20th century 21st century African Americans Ames Ave architecture Belt Line Railway economics historic preservation houses Lost history Monmouth Park neighborhoods North 30th Omaha Municipal Land Bank Politics poverty racism society White flight

A History of North Omaha’s Collier Place Neighborhood

The story of a historic neighborhood in North Omaha.

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19th century civic infrastructure economics geography Lost history Near North Side neighborhoods Omaha Claim Club Pioneer era Politics society

A History of North Omaha’s Scriptown

This is a history of Scriptown in the Nebraska Territory.