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Postcards - United States # 529 - South Side, Omaha, Nebraska

Postcards - United States # 529 - South Side, Omaha, Nebraska

Postmarked January 1920 - In Fair Condition

The first public library building in Omaha was at 15th and Dodge. It is shown here in 1877. LOUIS R. BOSTWICK COLLECTION

The first public library building in Omaha was at and Dodge, shown here in Via Louis R.

The Elmwood Park neighborhood in Omaha, Neb. is a historically significant area that was developed in the late 19th and early 20th century. Elmwood Park is the home of a natural spring located in the southeast corner of the park; the grotto has been around since the early 20th century. The area is now used commonly as a wedding venue site and a backdrop for portraits. In earlier years, the grotto served as a place where people would gather water to drink or bath. - Rachael Lopez (No. 1)

The Elmwood Park neighborhood in Omaha, Neb. is a historically significant area that was developed in the late 19th and early 20th century. Elmwood Park is the home of a natural spring located in the southeast corner of the park; the grotto has been around since the early 20th century. The area is now used commonly as a wedding venue site and a backdrop for portraits. In earlier years, the grotto served as a place where people would gather water to drink or bath. - Rachael Lopez (No. 1)

Shoppers crowd into downtown Brandeis store for final closing sale in 1980

Shoppers crowd into the downtown Brandeis store in September 1980 for the start of the final closing sale. Braindeis and Sons had announced earlier that it would close stores

The most widespread natural catastrophe in American history started with a Good Friday tornado outbreak in 1913 that devastated first Terre Haute, then Omaha. Twisters were followed by torrents. The downpour continued until the following Tuesday. Dayton, OH, under 20 feet of water, faced the worst disaster in its history. The rain and flood affected 15 states, from Ohio and Indiana to Illinois and south along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. The Wabash and White Rivers overflowed,

The most widespread natural catastrophe in American history started with a Good Friday tornado outbreak in 1913 that devastated first Terre Haute, then Omaha. Twisters were followed by torrents. The downpour continued until the following Tuesday. Dayton, OH, under 20 feet of water, faced the worst disaster in its history. The rain and flood affected 15 states, from Ohio and Indiana to Illinois and south along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. The Wabash and White Rivers overflowed,

Westroads Shopping Center.  I grew up within walking distance.  I remember the construction.  My first job was there.  My first (Jessica McClintock) prom dress was purchased there.  And my first pair of Levi button fly jeans when we were still not allowed to wear them to school. :)

Westroads Shopping Center. I grew up within walking distance. I remember the construction. My first job was there. My first (Jessica McClintock) prom dress was purchased there. And my first pair of Levi button fly jeans when we were still not allowed to wear them to school. :)

View from the top of Kountze Home on Forest Ave between 8th and 9th Streets. Grand Central Hotel is in the background (extreme right). High School is in the center background. [Photograph by E.A. Eaton] Label reads: 84. Northwest from South 16th Street.

View from the top of Kountze Home on Forest Ave between and Streets. Grand Central Hotel is in the background (extreme right). High School is in the center background. [Photograph by E. Eaton] Label reads: Northwest from South Street.

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