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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.

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20th century business Food Grocery store Near North Side North 16th Street

New Market

The New Market was a large open air market along North 16th Street.

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19th century 20th century 21st century business Carter Lake culture East Omaha economics Food History of Nebraska Lost history Missouri River neighborhoods North 16th Street poverty society water

A History of Truck Farms in East Omaha

One part of Omaha has stayed in touch with its agricultural roots for more than a century. This is a history of small family farms and the changing landscape in East Omaha.

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20th century Ames Ave business Lost history North 16th Street North 24th Street North Omaha

A History of Lane Drug Stores in North Omaha

Lane Drug had three locations in North Omaha, and each one left a lasting impression on a lot of people.

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20th century 21st century architecture business civic infrastructure culture economics Lost history North 16th Street North 24th Street North 30th

A History of Gas Stations in North Omaha

This is a history of gas stations in North Omaha, Nebraska

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20th century architecture business economics Lost history Near North Side North 16th Street

A History of the North Omaha Tidy House Factory

Chemical innovation, middle class industrial jobs, company sell-outs and corporate espionage mark the history of one building on North 16th Street. This is a history of the former North Omaha Tidy House factory.

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19th century 20th century culture East Omaha houses North 16th Street society

A History of Squatter’s Row in North Omaha

One area that benefited a lot from Nebraska’s pro-squatting law was a little strip in North Omaha, from North 11th Street on the east to North 13th on the west; Nicholas Street on the south to Locust on the north. This area was home to the North Omaha rail yards, but the railroads didn’t have without any concern for the squatters were starting putting up their shacks there as early as the 1860s.