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More from the Corner Drugstore

We’re always pleased when readers can provide more information about the photos we post. In response to a recent post, “The Corner Drugstore, 1934,” we received this comment: Dr. Geo. Strassler says: October 24, 2012 at 10:04 am SW corner … Continue reading

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The Corner Drugstore, 1934

One of the joys of the extensive NSHS photo collection is the inevitability of stumbling upon interesting photos that have nothing to do with what you’re actually looking for. (This is one reason we have a blog.) Here’s a scene … Continue reading

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Saving the Present at the Cost of the Past?

In the Summer 2012 issue of Nebraska History, Daniel Spegel explains the circumstances and powers that resulted in the largest ever demolition of a district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The fate of Omaha’s Jobbers Canyon district … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Downtown Omaha

For many years, Sixteenth Street was downtown Omaha’s main street. In recent years Tenth Street and the riverfront have become more prominent. (The riverfront used to be an industrial zone, as shown in this 1934 photo.) In her article “Creating … Continue reading

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