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A History of Public Housing in North Omaha

Public housing was introduced in Omaha in 1937 when the federal Housing Act was passed. This act made federal loans to the city for the construction of low-income public housing. In the 1930s, the City of Omaha first created an informal housing authority meant to address the housing needs of low-income European immigrants. Seeking to […]

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A History of 5901 North 30th Street

This is a history of the building at 5901 N. 30th, on the northeast corner of 30th and Laurel.

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A History of Hillside Presbyterian Church

Hillside Presbyterian Church was a Black congregation in North Omaha from 1920 to 1954.

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A Biography of James M. Parker

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

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A History of North Omaha’s Collier Place Neighborhood

The story of a historic neighborhood in North Omaha.

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A History of Mr. C’s Restaurant in North Omaha

The storied Mister C’s restaurant may be gone, but its memories go on…

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A History of Wyman Heights by Patrick Wyman

This is a history of the Wyman Heights neighborhood in North Omaha by guest author Patrick Wyman.