This is a history of the Stuart Art Shoppe in North Omaha, a bastion of the Arts in the community during the Great Depression.
This is a history of Omaha’s first public park; first public school; it’s Native American neighborhood; and it’s “Hobo Park,” all wrapped up in one. This is a history of Jefferson Square in Omaha, Nebraska.
These are historic neighborhoods in North Omaha, including their establishment, locations and links.
This is a history of Military Road aka Military Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This article is a history of police brutality in Omaha, Nebraska, from 1887 to present.
This is a history of relations between Black people and Jews in Omaha, Nebraska. It details instances, occasions, places and spaces where the Jewish community interacted with the Black community in the city.
Throughout most of his life, Edwin Overall (1835–1901) dedicated himself fighting for civil rights. This is his story.
One of Omaha’s most important pioneers is remembered extensively in North Omaha.
First conceptualized in 1954, it took almost 40 years for North Omaha’s highest high speed corridor to be completed. This is a history of the North Freeway.
Amos Potter Scruggs (1875-1946) was a popular African American attorney and government official in Omaha from 1908 to 1934.
Black women in Omaha have done all kinds of work as mothers, businesswomen, teachers, ministers, politicians, and in other roles to make the community great. This is a history of some of the notable African American women in North Omaha.
This is a timeline of the history of the Saratoga neighborhood in North Omaha, including the intersection of 24th and Ames. Included here are events, places and people central to the neighborhood’s existence as a pioneer town, leafy suburb, and a seemingly abandoned urban neighborhood.
One woman from North Omaha made it her life’s work to ban the demon’s spirit, juice, sauce, hooch, vino, and liquid courage from everywhere, all the time. This is a biography of Anna R. Woodbey.
Built on the rock bottom of the Missouri River, dreams of today’s Mormon Bridge go back to 1846. This article explores the history of the bridge, the ferries, the politics and more.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Omaha View neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest western expanses.
This is a biography of North Omaha lawyer, Civil Rights activist and leader Harrison J. Pinkett (1882-1960).
This is a history of the Omaha NAACP chapter, including locations, people, successes and challenges since it was founded in 1915.
This is a history of Emancipation Day in Omaha, which is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.
This is a biography of Dr. John A. Singleton, DDS, who represented North Omaha’s Ninth District in the Nebraska Legislature from 1926 to 1928.
A newspaper man, civil rights activist and government official, North Omaha’s Ferdinand L. Barnett (1854-1932) was a remarkable leader. This is a biography of his life.
Dr. Aaron M. McMillan was a representative from North Omaha’s Ninth District to the Nebraska Legislature from 1928 to 1930.
Johnny Owens was a Nebraska legislator who served the Ninth District from 1932 to 1935.
This is a biography of John Adams, Jr., who represented North Omaha in the Nebraska Legislature from 1935 to 1941.
This is a biography of Rev. John Adams, Sr., who represented North Omaha in the Nebraska Legislature from 1949-1962.
This is a biography of North Omaha legislator Ed Danner who served from 1963 to 1970.