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20th century Black organizations Black people culture economics historic preservation houses Lost history Segregation Social services

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.

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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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19th century 20th century 21st century Belt Line Black people civic infrastructure Demolished buildings Demolished buildings economics historic preservation neighborhoods Segregation Shacks and shanties

A History of the Plum Nelly Area in North Omaha

The Plum Nelly area is a once secret neighborhood that’s become a lost neighborhood located in North Omaha.

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19th century 20th century 21st century biography Black businesses Black leader Black people business culture History of Nebraska Lost history racism Segregation society

A History of Businesses Owned By African Americans in Omaha

This is a history of Black-owned businesses, African American entrepreneurship and more in North Omaha since 1854.

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19th century 20th century 21st century Architects architecture Buildings Catholics Creighton historic preservation Near North Side North 24th Street Segregation wealthy

A History of St. Johns Catholic Parish in North Omaha

This is a history of St. John’s Catholic Parish in North Omaha, Nebraska, including its K-12 school.

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Buildings Creighton historic preservation History of Nebraska Near North Side North 24th Street Segregation

A History of Creighton Hall in North Omaha

The oldest building at Creighton University has changed radically over the years. However, hints of its past show inside and outside, and wait to be discovered by history explorers! This is a history of the Creighton Hall in North Omaha. Opened as the Creighton College in 1878, the Creighton Hall was called the Administration Building […]

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Buildings Creighton Near North Side North 24th Street schools Segregation White flight

A History of Creighton High School in North Omaha

This is a history of Creighton High School that was in North Omaha, Nebraska.