A History of Segregated Hospitals in Omaha

Omaha was de facto segregated for more than 75 years. Jim Crow affected employment, education, housing, religious institutions, and more throughout the city. It also meant that African Americans would routinely and frequently be denied healthcare throughout the city. This is a history of Black hospitals in Omaha, Nebraska.

George Wells Parker (1882-1931) North Omaha, Nebraska

A Biography of George Wells Parker

his is a biography of North Omaha’s George Wells Parker (1882-1931), a philosophical history writer who influenced African Americans nationwide.

A History of the Omaha NAACP

This is a history of the Omaha NAACP chapter, including locations, people, successes and challenges since it was founded in 1915.

This is a map showing Omaha's Chinatown, which was "4 blocks surrounding 12th and Dodge." There are other notable sites included too.

A History of Omaha’s Chinatown by Ryan Roenfeld

Adam’s Note: This is a special exposè on a rarely-acknowledged but vitally important part of Omaha’s history. Written by local historian Ryan Roenfeld, I believe this history of Omaha’s Chinatown is necessary, vibrant and just a beginning, albeit a deep one! Share your thoughts in the comments section!