This is a history of East Omaha’s demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.
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!
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
From 1896 to 1978, the Omaha Salvation Army offered prenatal and birthing services for low-income, unwed and “unsuitable” pregnant women. This is a story of their facility.
This is a history of the Wesley House, a modern-times org that rebuilt a neighborhood by changing lives.
North Omaha’s Provident Hospital was an attempt to challenge the city’s racism. What happened?
The Winspear Triangle was a contested land north of downtown, filled with poor people, planned with poor ideas and barely actualized in the present times.