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20th century Apartments architecture Demolished buildings economics historic preservation History of Nebraska religion Social services

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.

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20th century 21st century biography Black businesses Black organizations Black people History of Nebraska Near North Side poverty racism religion Social services society

A Biography of Rodney S. Wead

This is a biography of North Omaha community leader Rodney S. Wead (b. 1935).

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20th century Activism biography Black people Civil Rights Movement historic preservation Law NAACP Politics Race riot racism

A Biography of Harrison J. Pinkett

This is a biography of North Omaha lawyer, Civil Rights activist and leader Harrison J. Pinkett (1882-1960).

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20th century Activism Black organizations Black people economics government historic preservation Long School Lost history Near North Side Organizations poverty racism Social services

A History of the Lake-Charles Community Organization

This is a history of a short-lived neighborhood association with a long shadow over the history of the Near North Side neighborhood.

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Historic houses Miller Park NAACP Normal house history North 30th

A History of the Hoyer House at 3049 Redick Avenue in North Omaha

The Hoyer House at 3049 Redick Avenue is one of North Omaha’s oldest, but hasn’t been restored and seems neglected. Here is its history.

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19th century 20th century Black organizations Black people Buildings civic infrastructure Demolished buildings economics Healthcare historic preservation Hospitals Lost history Near North Side Public health Segregation White flight

A History of Segregated Hospitals in Omaha

  “It is almost impossible to get a Negro into a hospital even in the charity wards in Omaha… In the few cases where a Negro is admitted, the Negro physician must turn over the case to a staff [white] physician. The patient loses the advantage of being attended by the man who has followed […]

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20th century Activism biography Black people Civil Rights Movement Media Organizations racism

A Biography of George Wells Parker

This is a biography of North Omaha leader George Wells Parker.