This is a history of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in North Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of the Bryant Center
This is a history of the Bryant Center in North Omaha, Nebraska, starting in 1966 and continuing to today!
A History of African American Firefighters in Omaha
This is a history of African American firefighters in Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of the YMCA Athletic Park in North Omaha
This is a history of the YMCA Athletic Park, located in the Saratoga neighborhood of North Omaha, Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th century.
A History of St. Vincent’s Home for the Aged
Caring for seniors was hard in Omaha for almost a century. Over the decades, several organizations tried to solve the … More
A History of the Prince Hall Masons in Omaha
This is a history of the Prince Hall Masons in Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of the Jefferson Square Neighborhood
This is a history of Omaha’s first public park; first public school; it’s Native American neighborhood; and it’s “Hobo Park,” all wrapped up in one. This is a history of Jefferson Square in Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of the Native Omahans Festival
This is a history of the Native Omaha Festival, which has happened biennially in North Omaha, Nebraska since 1976.
A History of North Omaha’s Stone Soul Picnic
Black people in Omaha have celebrated, uplifted and empowered Black culture in the city for more than 150 years. Sometimes … More
A History of the City Interracial Committee
This is the history of the City Interracial Committee, an attempt by youth in the 1930s to overcome segregation in Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of Music in North Omaha
This is a summary of a LOT of music in North Omaha over the last 150 years, including jazz, soul, blues, hip hop, gospel, pop, and so much more. Get introduced some of the people, places, events, and more from North Omaha’s musical history.
A Biography of Joseph Carr
There have been many African American leaders in Omaha throughout the city’s history. Some were politicians, others were businessmen; many … More
History of Hungarians in North Omaha
One of Omaha’s most distinct immigrant populations has nearly disappeared from the city’s identity. This is a history of Hungarians in Omaha.
History of North Omaha’s American Legion Post #30
Charity, socializing, and fraternity drove the American Legion Theodore Roosevelt Post #30 in North Omaha. Discover what happened to them.
Biography of Dr. William W. Peebles
A founder of Omaha’s first African American post of the American Legion, Dr. W.W. Peebles DDS kept a 50+ year dental practice in Omaha.
Biography of Dr. Craig Morris
One African American dentist in Omaha was a civil rights advocate, economic justice activist, and medical leader in the community. Then he simply left North Omaha. This is a biography of his life in the community.
A History of Omaha’s “Black Mayor”
Since its founding in 1854, the City of Omaha has never had a publicly elected Black mayor. For a period in from the 1930s through the 1940s though, there was a Black mayor competition held. This is a history of that position.
A History of the Webster Telephone Exchange Building
Some buildings are constructed, serve a purpose and then are demolished. Others seem to live several lifetimes by acting as a base for several enterprises and a hub for the community during different crises. Despite looking like its falling apart right now, one Lake Street building is such an institution, serving as an icon of change, sustainability and transformation in the community. This is is a history of the Webster Telephone Exchange Building.
A Timeline of the History of Saratoga
This is a timeline of the history of the Saratoga neighborhood in North Omaha, including the intersection of 24th and Ames. Included here are events, places and people central to the neighborhood’s existence as a pioneer town, leafy suburb, and a seemingly abandoned urban neighborhood.
A History of the Omaha Crèche
This is a history of the Omaha Crèche, which was located on North 52nd and Pratt Streets for a half century.
A Biography of Rev. Anna R. Woodbey
One woman from North Omaha made it her life’s work to ban the demon’s spirit, juice, sauce, hooch, vino, and liquid courage from everywhere, all the time. This is a biography of Anna R. Woodbey.
A History of the Oak View Home for Negro Boys
This is a history of the only foster home for African American youth Omaha history, open from the 1940s into the 1950s.
A Biography of Jessie Hale-Moss
This is a biography of Jessie Hale-Moss, a strong Black female leader in North Omaha who served as one of the first leaders of Omaha’s NAACP.
North Omaha Chronicles, 12-20-19
This is North Omaha Chronicles comic for 12-20-19 by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.
A History of the Creighton Working Girls Home
This is a history of the Creighton Working Girls Home and Chapel, which provided a paternalistic environment for newly arrived women in Omaha for several decades.