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006 – History of North 16th Street in Omaha Part 1

Adam Fletcher Sasse drives us down North 16th Street, starting in the 1850s when it was a country road leading to the old town of Saratoga. We get a bird’s eye view of the mansions that once lined this grand way – also known as Sherman Avenue.

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005 – Omaha’s Jack Johnson Riot

Adam Fletcher Sasse takes us back to the turn of the last century and exams the roots of civil unrest in Omaha. Jack Johnson vs. James Jeffries in Reno NV – 1910.

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004 – Kountze Place Neighborhood

Adam Fletcher Sasse tells us about the Omaha neighborhood laid out in 1882 by banker Herman Kountze. Omaha’s bankers, lawyers, doctors and business leaders lived in Kountze Place at the turn of the last century. It was a commuter suburb, reachable only by streetcars. Learn about the the mansion and attractions at Kounze Place.

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003- Early African American Leaders

Adam Fletcher Sasse takes us back to the 19th century to let us know about Omaha’s early African American leaders including Silas Robbins, Dr. Matthew Ricketts, the Singleton family, John Grant Pegg and into the 20th century with Clarence Wigington and Mildred Brown.

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002 – Early Community Leaders Part 1

In the episode, Adam Fletcher Sasse talks about early leaders in the Omaha community, including, believe it or not, Brigham Young! Also, learn about the founders of Florence, Saratoga, and Sulphur Springs Nebraska, as well as the Kountze brothers.

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001 – Fur Trading in the First Half of the 19th Century

In our first episode, Adam Fletcher Sasse explains how Omaha’s fur trading roots still affect the community today. He explains Fort Lisa and Cabanne’s Post and how Bellevue came to be a fur trading center. All of this happened before Omaha was founded!

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