History of the Miller Park Neighborhood in North Omaha

Adam grew up in the Miller Park neighborhood in north Omaha. It’s a beautiful neighbor with a variety of architectural styles from homes, to churches to a school. Listen in as Adam gives us the history of Miller Park and the people who lived there.

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History of 24th Street in North Omaha

Today, Omaha suburbs routinely bill themselves having a “street of dreams” in order to sell houses. However, for more than 50 years there was one place in the city people thought of when they heard that phrase. Hopping businesses, swinging clubs and streams of human traffic came and went from these blocks. Here’s some of the history of North 24th Street, Omaha’s REAL street of dreams. Adams weaves an interested yarn.

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A History of the Fontenelle Park in North Omaha

Adam give us the history of beautiful Fontenelle Park in North Omaha. Which world series was held there? Did the Omaha Cardinals call it home. What has become of Fontenelle Park today?

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A History of the Florence Boulevard in North Omaha

It was once called “Omaha’s Prettiest Mile Boulevard”. Florence Boulevard in North Omaha was built over the old Winter Quarter Wagon Road and was the first roadway in Omaha with electric lamps. Why was it called “Omaha’s Prettiest Mile Boulevard” and what about all those tunnels? Adam Fletcher Sasses tells the story.

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An Early History of Carter Lake in East Omaha

At the turn of the last century up to WWII, Carter Lake was a wonderful recreation area. It was the location of the Omaha Municipal Beach and it had four resorts. The Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway ran regular service there and it was the site of the “Omaha 300” (think Indianapolis 500). Adam Fletcher Sasse is our guide as we go back in time to Carter Lake/Lake Nakoma.

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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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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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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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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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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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