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Historic Rondo Neighborhood

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Between 1859-1869, Joseph Rondeau sold his property, marked as the "Rondo Addition" on plat maps. Joseph Rondeau died in Saint Paul at 88 years old in 1895. The Rondo Addition would later go on to be the neighborhood for majority black or African American residents, before being destroyed to build interstate 94.

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Selby Avenue Jazz Festival, 2010

 File — Box 8, Folder: 3
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Color prints depicting the Selby Avenue Jazz Festival in St. Paul, MN.

Dates: 2010

Shelly Mitchell, circa 1960

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
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Black and white portrait of a young woman. Address written on the back of photograph.

Dates: circa 1960

Tweeners Report, 1971

 File — Box 12, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Typed report prepared by Deanna Foster. Five, single-sided pages. Report covers the following topics: locations visited; children's behaviors and interest in the provided activities; activities list which included the University of Minnesota Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Mosquito Control Office, Como Park, St. Paul Fire Station, Gibbs Farm, Crystal Cave, and Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center; menus; transportation review; and staffing. With the report there are copies of yellow and...
Dates: 1971

Wedding invitation, October 1938

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: 024.01.09b
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Wedding invitation reads as follows:

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F. Embree request the honour of your presence at the wedding reception of their daughter Gertrude Lucille to Mr. LaPercell L. Greene on Saturday evening, OCtober twenty-second nineteen hundred and thirty-eight from eight to ten o'clock at 805 Carroll Avenue. Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Dates: October 1938