From 1916 to 1964, a three-story brick building sat at N. 24th and Evans St. in North Omaha, Nebraska. This is a history of the building, originally called Joslyn Hall and then University Apartments.
This is a history of the Webster School in Omaha, Nebraska for 81 years from 1888 to 1969.
This is a biography of Comfort Baker, the first African American graduate from a high school in Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Dodge Street School in Omaha, Nebraska, open at 11th and Dodge from 1872 to 1898.
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.
This is a history of the Gothic style Sacred Heart Catholic Church and parish in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is the history of the Fort Omaha School, a grade school once located in the Miller Park neighborhood of North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the former Holy Angels Catholic parish in North Omaha, Nebraska from 1910-1981.
This article is a history of police brutality in Omaha, Nebraska, from 1887 to present.
This is a history of McMillan Magnet Middle School, which was originally planned as North Junior High School, and operated as McMillan Junior High School, in North Omaha, Nebraska.
North Omaha has several historic schools. Their past is largely lost though, and few around still celebrate the stories lived in those schools or the communities that grew up around them. This is a history of one of North Omaha’s most historic schools, called the Ponca School.
This is a summary of a LOT of music in North Omaha over the last 150 years, including jazz, soul, blues, hip hop, gospel, pop, and so much more. Get introduced some of the people, places, events, and more from North Omaha’s musical history.
Each of the small towns around North Omaha once had their own school district, and several of those school districts … More
A country school that’s now engulfed by Omaha, the Irvington School was once a bastion of a small rural community. This is a history.
Located in the original Near North Side neighborhood, one grade school at North 14th and Cass Street served immigrants, African Americans, adults, and others. Today the school is largely forgotten.
Opened in a re-used school building in 1917, North Omaha’s Minne Lusa School has a long history.
Omaha had a hard time getting its public school system going. Once they got going, it took more than a decade to build a second school. However, when it opened on the outskirts of the city at North 17th and Izard Streets, the new school was the grandest building of its time. This is a history of the North Omaha School, aka the Izard School.
Sitting on top of a hill on the western edge of North Omaha, the Omaha View School was one of the city’s earliest. Rebuilt on a new site in 1908, in 1910 it was renamed, too. Since then the school has had notable alumni, built the surrounding neighborhood up, and changed dramatically. This is a history of the Howard Kennedy Elementary School.
What do Fred Astaire, Roger and Gale Sayers, Bob Gibson, Bob Boozer, Michael Anania, Brenda Council, and former Omaha mayor Johnny Rosenblatt all have in common? Born in the Near North Side, each attended the same school. That same building is a neighborhood institution with deep roots going back at least 140 years in Omaha’s past. This is a history of North Omaha’s Kellom School.
Some schools in Omaha were built in reaction to floods of new residents moving into neighborhoods unexpectedly. Others were built to attract new residents. Originally opened in 1885, the school at North 30th and Spaulding Street was the latter. This is a history of the Druid Hill School in North Omaha.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Omaha View neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest western expanses.
One neighborhood in North Omaha had a hospital, a half-dozen churches and businesses galore, and a long history. Then it all seemed to disappear. This is a history of the Monmouth Park neighborhood.
This is a history of Creighton High School that was in North Omaha, Nebraska.
For more than 50 years, Holy Family Catholic has been among the most activist Catholic parishes in Omaha. Before that it was an Italian parish, and before that, Irish. Here’s a history.
This is a history of Saratoga School at N. 25th and Meredith Ave in North Omaha.