The story of Doc George Smith, a longtime civil servant and respected mentor among pioneer Omahans.
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History of Omaha’s North Downtown
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.
A History of North Omaha’s Scriptown
This is a history of Scriptown in the Nebraska Territory.
A History of Anna Wilson’s Mansion in North Omaha
A. D. Jones, Dr. Elizabeth Reeves, Robert Beech Howell, Anna Wilson, the Omaha Old Peoples Home Association, Crosby Funeral Home, and several others were attached to the mansion at 2018 Wirt Street in the Kountze Place neighborhood of North Omaha, Nebraska. What happened to it?
A History of North Omaha’s Orchard Hill Neighborhood
Established in 1886, North Omaha’s Orchard Hill neighborhood filled in slowly, and shows signs of coming back from white flight. Here’s a history of Orchard Hill…
A History of Mob Violence in Omaha
Mobs have terrorized Omaha since the city was founded in 1854. Defined as “the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims,” terrorism was been the weapon of Omaha’s mobs from the beginning. Early on, they were seemingly concerned with horse thieves, claim jumping and break-ins. In more recent times, mobs attacked people in Omaha because of their race and ethnicities. 50 years ago, mobs lashed out at businesses. Notably, there haven’t been any mob terror trials, monuments, or other acknowledgments of the acts of the masses in Omaha throughout its 160+ years of existence.
A History of the Execution of Cyrus Tator in North Omaha
Since before the Nebraska Territory was founded in 1854, executions including lynchings, shootings and hangings happened in Omaha. The Omaha … More
A History of the A.J. Poppleton Mansion in North Omaha
This is the story of A. J. Poppleton’s North Omaha estate called Elizabeth Place.
A History of Redlining in Omaha
The history of North Omaha includes redlining starting during the 1920s, and being made illegal in the 1960s. This article explores that history, including the context in which it happened and some of the outcomes.
A History of Racism in Omaha
This is a history of racism in Omaha, Nebraska.