Student Projects

Please select from the category links found below Historical Landmarks, Indigenous Nebraskans, Music, Neighborhoods, North or South Omaha.


  • Arts and Music Arts and Music South Omaha
    South Omaha has traditionally been infused with the vibrancy of new immigration waves. Music and Art have always played an important role...
  • Chicano Movement Chicano Movement South Omaha
    The Mexican American (Chicano) Movement was the last social movement. It occurred in 1968. A new generation of young people ...
  • Employment Employment South Omaha
    In 1955 Omaha livestock market became the largest in the world. It surpassed Chicago as the busiest stockyard.
  • Local Business Local Business South Omaha
    South Omahas business district is a vibrant community. Various immigrants have called the neighborhood home and shaped this community.
  • G.I. Forum G.I. Forum South Omaha
    Welcome to the American G.I. Forum web page! We are excited to show you the conflict of Mexican Americans being discriminated against...
  • Railroad Railroad South Omaha
    Railroads are important to Omahas history. Railroads have brought many immigrant groups to South Omaha...
  • Religion Religion South Omaha
    Throughout its history South Omaha has been made up of a quilt of Catholic parishes corresponding to...
  • Sports Sports South Omaha
    What is a way to bring communities together? A way to take your mind of your problems? It is not music, it is not technology...
  • St. Mary St. Mary Neighborhoods, South Omaha
    The stories of South Omaha’s neighborhoods are inextricably linked to the rise and fall of the stockyards and packing plants that developed in the area.