Student Projects


  • Arts and Music
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    Arts and Music
    South Omaha has traditionally been infused with the vibrancy of new immigration waves. Music and Art have always played an important role...
  • Chicano Movement
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    Chicano Movement
    The Mexican American (Chicano) Movement was the last social movement. It occurred in 1968. A new generation of young people ...
  • Employment
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    Employment
    In 1955 Omaha livestock market became the largest in the world. It surpassed Chicago as the busiest stockyard.
  • Local Business
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    Local Business
    South Omahas business district is a vibrant community. Various immigrants have called the neighborhood home and shaped this community.
  • G.I. Forum
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    G.I. Forum
    Welcome to the American G.I. Forum web page! We are excited to show you the conflict of Mexican Americans being discriminated against...
  • Railroad
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    Railroad
    Railroads are important to Omahas history. Railroads have brought many immigrant groups to South Omaha...
  • Religion
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    Religion
    Throughout its history South Omaha has been made up of a quilt of Catholic parishes corresponding to...
  • Sports
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    Sports
    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...
  • Miguel Hernandez-Keith Park
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    Miguel Hernandez-Keith Park
    Miguel Keith is one of Omaha's paramount war heroes and one of three Omahans who has received the highest possible military award, the Medal of Honor.
  • Dr. James Ramirez
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    Dr. James Ramirez
    Dr. James Hernandez
    Few people have done more than Dr. James Hernandez for OPS students and teachers and Mexican American students and teachers, in particular.