This is a summary of the African American legislators representing North Omaha in the Nebraska Legislature.
Lavish military maneuvers and parades, streetcar expansion and dirty deeds marked the early years of 30th and Fort. See what its become!
The Iten-Barmettler Biscuit Company built a new production facility at 4301 North 30th Street in 1936. The world’s largest baking ovens were installed there, and it was a major employer in the community for decades. The factory was later owned by several companies, including Merchants Biscuit Company, Orchard & Wilhelm, and U.S. Mills. This is […]
The Alhambra Theater was Omaha’s second largest for a while, then became a roller rink, then burnt down.
This is Framed Chapter 24 by Michael Richardson.
In the early 1880s, William “Sand Bar Bill” McKenna was a railroad cop for the Union Pacific. By 1887 though, he’d left the UP and built McKenna Hall at Sherman Avenue and Locust Street by the old Sulphur Springs. A decade later, the brick building that became the long-running State Bar was built, and everything took […]
This is Chapter 24 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson.
According to a 1952 article in the Omaha Star, the Midwest Athletic Club, or MAC, was formed in 1946. The original mission was “…to bring about a closer understanding within ourselves and among the citizens of Omaha and to promote social activities for the uplifting of the Negro Race.” MAC was a men’s club, and […]
This is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.
This chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson focuses on a lie told on the court stand…
There were and are many segregated schools in Omaha, and this is an account of their history.
This is a history of the Charles B. Washington North Branch of the Omaha Public Library.
Badger Body & Truck Equipment helped build steady economy and real backbone in North Omaha. Here’s its early story.
In Chapter 18 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, the story continues unfolding. Read this original true story thriller from North Omaha today!
This is chapter 17 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson. It introduces the Congressional action against the Omaha Two, and more.
Some of the grandest architecture in North Omaha today is accounted for in this short article.
This is FRAMED Chapter 16 by Michael Richardson. In this installment, arrests are made and fingers are pointed – again.
This is Chapter 15 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, covering the day Ed Poindexter was arrested.
This is a history of how people get food in a North Omaha, Nebraska.
Presented in Chapter 14 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson is a smoking gun!
In Michael Richardson’s book FRAMED, Chapter 13 exposes detail galore. This chapter shows how!
This is Chapter 12 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson. In it, the author explores the role of Duane Peak and the FBI in the resulting coverup.
FRAMED, Chapter 11 was written by Michael Richardson.
“Angry Policemen Seek Deadly House Bomber,” screamed the Omaha World-Herald. 25 people in North Omaha were arrested. Here’s the actual list of suspects compiled by the Omaha Police Department. Discover what happened on the day patrolman Larry Minard, Sr. was killed.
This is Chapter 7 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson, detailing the blatant framing of Mondo we Langa and Ed Pointdexter in the years before 1971.
This is Chapter 5 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson.
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The fourth chapter of FRAMED by Michael Richardson continues detailing the FBI cover-up of Black Panthers in Omaha.
This is a history of a former commercial building and social service office in North Omaha.
Chapter 3 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson introduces Mondo we Langa, formerly David Rice.
The intersection of 40th and Hamilton has a rich legacy affecting several neighborhoods…
This is a history of 4517 Browne Street in North Omaha.
This is Framed, Chapter 2 by Michael Richardson.
A local home history reveals a 129-year-old barn nestled along a grand view in North Omaha…
This is a summary of chapters in the Framed series by Michael Richardson for NorthOmahaHistory.com
The Stage II Lounge offers a lively grown-up place to relax and socialize. Here’s a short history of this North Omaha institution.
Lane Drug had three locations in North Omaha, and each one left a lasting impression on a lot of people.
There are several lost towns and villages located inside present-day North Omaha. Over time, they’ve been annexed, absorbed and otherwise soaked into the fabric of the city of Omaha and largely forgotten. Only Florence and Benson have retained distinctive identities as dedicated former towns. The rest are almost wholly missing from the pubic record. The lost […]
The Benson Motor Company operated on present-day Maple Street for more than two decades.