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Great Plains Black History Museum

2213 Lake Street
North Omaha, Nebraska

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The museum is located in the Webster Telephone Exchange Building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

In 1962, Omaha community leader Bertha Calloway worked with a local group called the Negro History Society to create the Great Plains Black Museum. However, the museum did not formally open until 1976.

Due to a lack of funding, the museum was forced to close in 2001. However, the University of Nebraska at Omaha Black Studies Department and the Metropolitan Community College have shown interest in assisting the Museum's recovery.

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