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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.

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20th century Ames Ave Churches Near North Side Segregation

A History of Mt. Calvary Community Church

This is a history of Mt. Calvary Community Church, a historic African American congregation in North Omaha.

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19th century 20th century 21st century biography Black people economics Lost history North Omaha Politics racism Segregation

A History of North Omaha’s African American Legislators

This is a summary of the African American legislators representing North Omaha in the Nebraska Legislature.

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A History of Omaha’s Chinatown by Ryan Roenfeld

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!

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century 20th century African Americans biography Black people Law Near North Side Politics Segregation society

A Biography of Silas Robbins

This is a bio of Silas Robbins, the first African American lawyer in Omaha.

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A History of the Negro Women’s Christian Association of Omaha

A social force, culture builder, educational center and powerful advocacy base, the Negro YWCA was vital to African Americans advancement in Omaha.