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A History of Allen’s Showcase in North Omaha

This is a biography of Paul B. Allen, and a history of Allen’s Showcase in North Omaha.

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A Biography of Bertha Calloway

This is a biography of historian and North Omaha leader Bertha Calloway (1925-2017). She was a Civil Rights activist, museum founder, historian, author, student, educator, speaker, promoter, playwright, journalist, administrator, mentor, wife and mother.

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A History of 1324 North 24th Street

In the course of a century, a lot of things can change in a neighborhood. The Near North Side of Omaha has had a lot of changes, with some buildings transitioning from vital to demolished with reckless abandon. This is a history of the building once located at 1324 North 24th Street. The neighborhoods between […]

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A History of Creighton University

This is a history of Creighton University, including notable people, places and events throughout its history.

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A History of St. Johns Catholic Parish in North Omaha

This is a history of St. John’s Catholic Parish in North Omaha, Nebraska, including its K-12 school.

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A History of the Creighton Observatory in North Omaha

One building on the Creighton University campus is among the oldest and places a significant role in the history of field of astronomy. However, it is off limits to the public! Here is a history of the Creighton Observatory in North Omaha. The first telescope was purchased by John A. Creighton for the university in […]

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A History of Creighton Hall in North Omaha

The oldest building at Creighton University has changed radically over the years. However, hints of its past show inside and outside, and wait to be discovered by history explorers! This is a history of the Creighton Hall in North Omaha. Opened as the Creighton College in 1878, the Creighton Hall was called the Administration Building […]