015 – The Florence Water Works

The Florence Water Works once had a beautiful campus with ornate buildings, a mansion and a small community to house it’s workers. Adam Fletcher Sasse unpacks this and tells us how Omaha used to get it’s water at the neighborhood level.

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014 – Omaha’s Kiddieland and the Pleasure Pier

Adam tells us about a popular 50s attraction in Carter Lake: Kiddieland and the Pleasure Pier. It could hold up to 20,000 people! When did it close? What’s left of it? How do you find the remains?

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013 – History of Schools in North Omaha

Adam Fletcher Sasse guides us through the History of Schools in North Omaha. 1840s – the Mormons, Cutler’s Park and Florence. 1860s – Saratoga. 1870s – DeBolt. Omaha first African American teacher. The University of Omaha and 10 school districts are folded into one.

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012- History of Omaha Racism Part 2

We continue our study of the History of Omaha Racism. the city of Omaha tries to abolish slavery in 1859. The Birth of a Nation plays in Omaha. An Episcopalian priest is jailed for looking Asian, and the history of the Jewish community in Omaha.

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011 – History of Omaha Racism Part 1

Adam Fletcher Sasse shines a light on Omaha Racism by expertly telling the story of the treatment of non-whites over the past 160 years. Early racism, lynchings, the Greek Town riot and segregation are included.

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