Tag Archives: Jolene McHugh

From the Archives: Florence, Neb.

Omaha includes several small towns and communities that have been absorbed through the years. I thought it would be fun to explore the history of a few of them. I spent a happy childhood in the Minne Lusa/Florence area. The … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Last-minute gift shopping, 1912-style

Jolene McHugh takes a look at the Christmas sale ads from Dec. 22, 1912. Continue reading

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From the Archives: Happy 140th, Omaha Public Library!

The Omaha Public Library turns 140 this year. Jolene McHugh found several interesting photos and facts about the library through the years. Continue reading

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From the Archives: The Cold War

Jolene McHugh takes a look at photos from the Cold War in honor of Veteran’s Day. Continue reading

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From the Archives: Halloween costumes, candy and events

With Halloween approaching, Jolene McHugh looks back on the costumes, candy and events over the years in Omaha. Continue reading

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From The Archives: The Omaha zoo

From Riverview Park to the Henry Doorly Zoo, Jolene McHugh looks back on an Omaha institution. Continue reading

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From the Archives: The Nebraska State Fair

With the State Fair in full swing, Jolene McHugh looks back on the event’s rich history. Continue reading

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From the Archives: It’s hot!

Jolene McHugh looks at how people have dealt with Omaha’s summers over the years. Continue reading

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From the Archives: Where in Omaha III?

Jolene McHugh is back with another “Where in Omaha?” tour of the past. Continue reading

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From the Archives: Rockin’ the Blatt

Jolene McHugh wraps up her series on the history of Rosenblatt Stadium. Her focus: music and the stars who played the Blatt over the years.
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