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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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A History of the Ames Plaza, North Omaha’s Shopping Center

This is a history of the Ames Plaza, opened in 1960 at North 56th and Ames Avenue in then-Northwest Omaha.

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A History of North Omaha’s Charles Storz House

This is a history of the Charles Storz House built in 1909 in the Kountze Place neighborhood.

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A History of 1922 Wirt Street in North Omaha

The Kountze Place neighborhood was built for middle- and upper-class Omahans seeking a streetcar suburb suitable for building large homes, raising fine families and enjoying the fruit of their labors. Indicative of the Victorian era, the home was designed in the Eastlake or Stick style, which featured a lot of woodwork and embellishments to really […]

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A History of the Omaha NAACP

This is a history of the Omaha NAACP chapter, including locations, people, successes and challenges since it was founded in 1915.

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A History of The Sherman Apartments

This is a history of one of North Omaha’s most important historical landmarks, The Sherman apartments on North 16th Street.

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A Biography of James M. Parker

This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.