Sitting on top of a hill on the western edge of North Omaha, the Omaha View School was one of the city’s earliest. Rebuilt on a new site in 1908, in 1910 it was renamed, too. Since then the school has had notable alumni, built the surrounding neighborhood up, and changed dramatically. This is a history of the Howard Kennedy Elementary School.
Some schools in Omaha were built in reaction to floods of new residents moving into neighborhoods unexpectedly. Others were built to attract new residents. Originally opened in 1885, the school at North 30th and Spaulding Street was the latter. This is a history of the Druid Hill School in North Omaha.
This is a timeline of the life of James C Mitchell, a founding fathers of Bellevue, IA and Florence, NT.
This is a biography of Florence Kilborn (c1854-1866), namesake of the Florence neighborhood in North Omaha.
Built on the rock bottom of the Missouri River, dreams of today’s Mormon Bridge go back to 1846. This article explores the history of the bridge, the ferries, the politics and more.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Omaha View neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest western expanses.
This is a history of the only African American Lutheran church in Nebraska today, called Hope Lutheran Church.