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18th century 19th century 20th century Cuming Street Demolished buildings ethnic groups Europeans Immigrants Jewish Lost history neighborhoods Organizations White flight

History of Hungarians in North Omaha

One of Omaha’s most distinct immigrant populations has nearly disappeared from the city’s identity. This is a history of Hungarians in Omaha.

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20th century Activism biography Black churches Black leader Black ministers Black spaces and places Civil Rights Movement Demolished buildings historic preservation Near North Side Presbyterian religion Segregation

Biography of Rev. Russel Taylor

A musician, educator and minister committed to Black power, Rev. Russel Taylor was a powerful leader in North Omaha. This is his story.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century 20th century biography business doctors Miller Park Newspapers Pioneer era Politics Railroads real estate White people

Biography of Dr. George L. Miller

One of Omaha’s most important pioneers is remembered extensively in North Omaha.

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20th century Buildings Cuming Street Demolished buildings economics industry Manufacturing North 16th Street North Downtown

History of the Tip Top Products Company

Millions of bobby pins, pink hair curlers, and other products came flying out of the Tip Top Products Company factories in Omaha. This is a history of the company.

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19th century 20th century Ames Ave Belt Line Belt Line Railway business Demolished buildings Demolished buildings industry Lost history Manufacturing North 16th Street North 30th

History of the Omaha Casket Company

A tornado and a fire couldn’t stop the Omaha Casket Company, which made boxes for the dead in North Omaha from 1892 to 1939.

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19th century 20th century 21st century African Methodist Episcopal Americans Architects architecture Baptist Black churches Black spaces and places Buildings Catholics Churches Demolished buildings Demolished buildings economics ethnic groups Europeans poverty Presbyterian religion Segregation wealthy White people

Directory of Historic North Omaha Church Buildings

This is a directory of historic North Omaha church buildings. Many are still churches; some are not.

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19th century 20th century Architects architecture schools

History of Irvington School in Omaha

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.