This is a history of the factory building at North 30th and Taylor Streets in North Omaha, Nebraska. It was built by Iten then used by Merchants and others.
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 … Continue reading A History of the State Bar and McKenna Hall
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 … Continue reading A History of the Midwest Athletic Club
This is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.