Student Projects

  • Early Settlers
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    Early Settlers
    In our research, we learned about how African-American settlers came to Nebraska. Even though African Americans have lived in parts...
  • Early Civil Rights
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    Early Civil Rights
    Native Americans had many struggles in their fight for human rights. This site focuses on their early struggle for justice.
  • Pastor Robert Navarro
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    Pastor Robert Navarro
    Pastor Navarro helped found the Chicano Awareness Center (known today as the Latino Center of the Midlands) and the Indian-Chicano Health Center (known today as One World).
  • Charles B. Washington Branch
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    Charles B. Washington Branch
    Mr. Washington was known as the "Godfather of North Omaha" because of his dedication to and advocacy for his neigborhood.
  • Military Service:  Civil War
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    Military Service: Civil War
    During the years of the Civil War thousands of African Americans played a crucial role in defending our freedoms.
  • Tuskegee Airmen
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    Tuskegee Airmen
    The Tuskegee Airmen were heroes in World War II. They were African American fighter pilots of the 332nd fighter group. 450 Tuskegee Airmen...
  • Rose Blumkin
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    Rose Blumkin
    Ms. Blumkin, a Russian Jewish immigrant, created Nebraska Furniture Mart and grew it into one of the largest furniture stores in the country!
  • 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...
  • Dorothy Patach
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    Dorothy Patach
    Dorothy Patach
    Ms. Patach, the daughter of Czech immigrants, is a nurse, teacher, South Omaha advocate and environmentalist.
  • Railroad
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    Railroads are important to Omahas history. Railroads have brought many immigrant groups to South Omaha...