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Rondo Neighborhood & I-94: Images & Artifacts


Rondo Neighborhood Photograph Collection
Photographs of families, individuals, and social activities in the Rondo Neighborhood of Saint Paul.
MNHS call number: Digital Finding Aid

Metropolitan Waste Control Commission, Project Photographs.
This archival collection includes 1930s-era St. Paul street scenes taken in the Rondo neighborhood.
MNHS call number: Digital Finding Aid 

St. Paul Housing and Redevelopment Authority Project Photographs.
Photographs of residential and commercial buildings in the city of St. Paul. Particularly well represented are individual residences, downtown blocks and views, individual commercial buildings, and urban renewal projects (demolition, house moving, project sites, and a few interiors of living quarters). There are also photographs of parking lots and ramps, flood areas, street improvements, and miscellaneous construction, along with slides of redevelopment area maps, building models, and related planning tools.
MNHS call numberDigital Finding Aid 

Sample Images at MNHS

  Rondo Street Police Station, Rondo and Western, St. Paul   ount Olive Mission, 304 Rondo, St. Paul        Truck accident, Rondo and Western, St. Paul             Josiah B. Chaney residence, 604 Rondo Avenue, St. Paul 

  Crane car 50 removing rails at Rondo and Griggs, St. Paul   

Sample Artifacts at MNHS

Business card      Remember Rondo         "Remember Rondo Avenue Days"             Northern States Power/Rondo Days cup


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