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A History of Saratoga School

This is a history of Saratoga School at N. 25th and Meredith Ave in North Omaha.

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A History of 5901 North 30th Street

This is a history of the building at 5901 N. 30th, on the northeast corner of 30th and Laurel.

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A History of Duffy Drugs

Going back to 1886, the southwest corner of 24th and Lake has been vital to North Omaha! Its first Black-owned business didn’t happen until 1968 though. Find out more in this history of Duffy Drugs!

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A History of the Corby Theater

This is a history of North Omaha’s Corby Theater, an unprotected gem that could be demolished anytime.

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A History of North Omaha’s Covenant Presbyterian Church

The Covenant Presbyterian Church was located in North Omaha for almost 100 years. Learn more here…

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A History of the Ponca Hills in North Omaha

The Ponca Hills have a deep and rich history with American Indians, horse thieves, fur trappers and more. Here’s my account…

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A Timeline of the Omaha DePorres Club

This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.