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19th century 20th century architecture Buildings culture Demolished buildings economics Healthcare Hospitals Lost history Near North Side North 16th Street North 24th Street poverty Public health society

A History of the Salvation Army Hospital in North Omaha

The Omaha Salvation Army Women’s Hospital was home to many babies in the city’s history. This is a history about the facility.

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19th century 20th century biography civic infrastructure geography government houses Lost history Near North Side North 16th Street Omaha Claim Club Pioneer era Politics

A History of North Omaha’s “Doc” George Smith

The story of Doc George Smith, a longtime civil servant and respected mentor among pioneer Omahans.

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20th century 21st century Architects architecture Buildings historic preservation Kountze Place Lost history nightlife North 16th Street Race riot theaters Theaters Theaters White flight

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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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century 20th century 21st century African Americans Architects architecture Buildings economics Expo grounds Historic houses historic preservation History of Nebraska Lost history Near North Side North 16th Street racism wealthy

A History of The Sherman Apartments

This is a history of one of North Omaha’s most important historical landmarks, The Sherman apartments on North 16th Street.

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18th century 19th century 20th century 21st century architecture business civic infrastructure Cuming Street Demolished buildings economics ethnic groups Food History of Nebraska industry Lost history Military Missouri River Near North Side neighborhoods North 16th Street Omaha Claim Club Pioneer era Politics Railroads real estate Segregation society transportation

A History of Omaha’s North Downtown

This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 20th century 21st century architecture civic infrastructure economics government Kountze Place Lost history North 16th Street North 24th Street parks real estate

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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20th century culture Expo grounds Food Historic houses Lost history North 16th Street

A History of a Sod House in North Omaha

This is the history of a sod house in North Omaha.