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19th century 20th century biography Black people Churches Clubs Education History of Nebraska Lost history NAACP Near North Side Organizations religion Segregation

A Biography of Lucinda Williams nee Lucy Gamble

The vivid life of Lucy Gamble (1875-1958) included teaching, activism, church and much more. This is a bio!

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19th century 20th century 21st century 24th and Lake Baptist Black churches Buildings history North 24th Street religion Segregation

A History of Mount Moriah Baptist Church

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church was founded in 1884, and has been a cornerstone Black church in North Omaha since then. This is a history of the church.

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20th century Black organizations Buildings doctors Healthcare Hospitals Lost history Segregation

A History of the People’s Hospital in North Omaha

For almost a century, it was widely known that hospitals in Omaha were for whites only. Defacto segregation made doctors apply for birth certificates at hospitals where African American mothers weren’t allowed to birth their babies, while African American doctors weren’t allowed to work in most hospitals until the 1920s, and even then they could […]

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19th century 20th century 21st century African Methodist Episcopal architecture Civil Rights Movement historic preservation History of Nebraska Near North Side Segregation

A History of St. John’s AME Church

This is a history of the oldest Black church in Omaha, St. John’s AME Church.

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19th century 20th century 21st century architecture Black organizations Churches Civil Rights Movement historic preservation Lost history Near North Side Segregation

A History of Cleaves Temple CME Church

This is a history of Cleaves Temple C.M.E., one of the oldest Black churches in Omaha.

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20th century architecture Buildings Lost history North 30th Presbyterian Segregation

A History of Hillside Presbyterian Church

Hillside Presbyterian Church was a Black congregation in North Omaha from 1920 to 1954.

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20th century architecture Churches Near North Side Segregation

A History of the New Bethel Church of God in Christ

This is a history of the New Bethel Church of God in Christ, an African American congregation in North Omaha.