The Progressive Era in Nebraska, — Army troops from nearby Fort Omaha to protect strikebreakers for the Burlington Railroadbringing along Gatling guns and a cannon for defense. The Omaha Sports Commission is a quasi-governmental nonprofit organization that coordinates much of the professional and amateur athletic activity in the city, including theand US Olympic Swimming Team Trials and the building of a new stadium in North Downtown. Electricity in the city is provided by the Omaha Public Power District. The killing of a policeman of Irish descent enraged the Irish community; an angry mob violently stormed the Greek neighborhood in Omaha in what would become known as the Greek Town Riot.
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Cecilia Grade School at Webster St. The Mormons built a town called Cutler's Park in the area in Meatpacking, jobbing and railroads were responsible for most of the growth in the city from the late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century. University of Chicago Press. While much of the early population was of Yankee stock, over the next years numerous ethnic groups moved to the city. The city of Omaha was established by European Americans from neighboring Council Bluffs who arrived from the Northeast United States a few years earlier. Western Publishing and Engraving Company.