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.
Category: Social services
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 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 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.
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.
A Biography of Rodney S. Wead
This is a biography of North Omaha community leader Rodney S. Wead (b. 1935).
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.