Omaha's Story

A collection of interviews done in conjunction with StoryCorps' visits to Omaha in 2007 and 2015.

(by Bob Coate)

Bob Mollner, Jr. & Bob Mollner, Sr.

Bob Mollner, Jr. asks his father about the origins of Mollner's Meat Market in southeast Omaha.

(by Bob Coate)

Jean Wilson

Omaha's Story, Story of a childhood

A resident at Walnut Grove Retirement Home narrates a story of her childhood.

(by Lena Richardson)

Evelyn Zysman & Marian Fey

Omaha's Story, Sharing Memories

A 96-year-old woman shares memories with her thirty-something friend.

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Karen Daneu & Lauren Price

Omaha's Story, A Female Pilots Story

A mother tells her 17-year-old daughter about the ups and downs of being a female pilot in the military.

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Donald Fraysier & Jason Glenn, Pt. 2

Omaha's Story, "The Great AMerican Novel" (Part 2)

We revisit these two friends as they talk about Donald writing "the great American novel".

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Donald Fraysier & Jason Glenn (Part 1)

Omaha's Story, Omaha Comedy Club. (Part 1)

In this first of two stories, Donald Fraysier reminisces with his friend Jason Glenn about their days at an Omaha comedy club.

(by Bob Coate)

Carolyn Parker & Kimberley Turner

Omaha's Story, A Priceless Gift

Carolyn Parker tells her younger daughter about an awkward memory that led to a priceless gift.

(by Jenna Weiss-Berman)

Valerie & John Bender

Omaha's Story, Life with Polio

Valerie Bender talks with her husband, John, about how her mother struggled to care for a husband with polio in the 1950s.

(by Lena Richardson)

Sharon Robino-West & Matt Ronco

Omaha's Story, Overcoming domestic violence

Sharon Robino-West talks with her son, Matt Ronco, about overcoming domestic violence.

(by Lena Richardson)

Ron Kroenke & Sharon O'Donnell

Omaha's Story, Work with the Piano

Ron Kroenke talks to his friend Sharon O'Donnell about his job as a piano technician.