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Saint Paul, MN (City)

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Located in eastern Minnesota across Mississippi River from Minneapolis to form "Twin Cities"; Lt. Zebulon Pike made unofficial treaty with Dakota Sioux for possession of region in 1805; named for chapel built in 1841.

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

Credjafawn Social Club dance, circa 1950

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Depicts around forty people posed in formal dance attire in a large hall room. Behind them are some paintings, including a copy of Gilbert Stuart's Lansdowne portrait of George Washington, an American flag, and a banner which reads as follows:


This picture was taken at their annual dancing party at the Columbia Chalet located on Central Ave in Minneapolis, MN.

Dates: circa 1950

Dorothy Neal at Criterion restaurant, circa 1965

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Black and white photo of a woman standing to receive a paper document across a banquet table. Typed caption reads as follows:

Miss Dorothy Neal receives her achievement certificate from Lawrence H. Borom, associate director of the St. Paul Urban League and program coordinator, at graduation ceremonies in the Criterion restaurant, St. Paul.

Dates: circa 1965

Finney Family Papers

Identifier: HQBCA-004

This completely digital collection includes two union booklets belonging to a man named MA Finney in 1936 and 1938, respectively. This collection also includes a business card from a hair and beauty salon run by black entrepreneur, Lola Mae Vassar Finney.

Dates: 1936 - 1938

Fraternity at MN State Capitol, circa 1910

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Mounted portraiture includes cabinet cards, carte de viste, and photo prints mounted to thicker, modern, backing boards.

Dates: circa 1910

Gathering at [the] Construction of St. James AME Church, circa 1948

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Black and white photo of a large crowd gathered at 624 Central Ave. West in St. Paul, MN to see the contruction of a church.

Dates: circa 1948