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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Carter Lake Demolished buildings Demolished buildings East Omaha economics historic preservation History of Nebraska industry Manufacturing Missouri River parks Public health

A History of the Carter White Lead Company Factory in East Omaha

For 40 years, one plant poisoned North Omaha with heinous disregard. This is a history of the Carter White Lead Company factory in East Omaha.

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Black people Buildings civic infrastructure economics geography Historic houses historic preservation houses Lost history neighborhoods North 30th parks Politics real estate Scandinavians schools Segregation White flight

A History of the Omaha View Neighborhood in North Omaha

This is a history of North Omaha’s Omaha View neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest western expanses.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century Architects architecture Demolished buildings Florence Boulevard government historic preservation History of Nebraska Kountze Place Lost history North 16th Street parks Segregation

A History of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition

This is a history of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.

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19th century 20th century culture Demolished buildings historic preservation Lost history Near North Side North 16th Street Organizations parks Ryan Roenfeld Sports

A History of the Charles Street Bicycle Park in North Omaha by Ryan Roenfeld

Tucked away in the Near North Side was the Charles Bicycle Track. This is its history as told by Ryan Roenfeld.

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21st century Amusement parks architecture business Carter Lake civic infrastructure Demolished buildings East Omaha economics historic preservation Lost history Missouri River parks society wealthy

A History of Sand Point Beach and Lakeview Amusement Park

A lost amusement park haunts nobody’s memories, and some even deny it ever existed. This is Lakeview Amusement Park and the Sand Point Beach.

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19th century 20th century biography Carter Lake East Omaha Guest author historic preservation industry Jody Lovallo Lost history Missouri River parks wealthy

A Biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo

This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 20th century 21st century architecture civic infrastructure economics government Kountze Place Lost history North 16th Street North 24th Street parks real estate

A History of the Demolition of the Trans-Mississippi Expo

This is a history of the demolition of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition of 1898 and the Greater America Exposition of 1899.