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Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
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Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
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Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
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Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
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Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
Uncovering Rondo [Capitol Hill]   Power Point Presentation
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  • Concordia (Old Rondo) Ave. & St. Albans Street signs - Photographer Dwight R. Scott - May 3 2009.jpg
  • Census: from http://www.us-census.org/image-index/mn/1850/r.htmPainting:Shooting the Rapids by Frances Ann Hopkins, 1879Map: Minnesota Territory – 1849 ; True North website: http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/ghol/
  • Map: Saint Paul Plat Map – 1839 ; True North website: http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/ghol/
  • City of Saint Paul – 1874; fromMinnesota Digital Library website– Minnesota Reflections [http://reflections.mndigital.org]
  • Capitol Hill Magnet School with Interstate-94 in foreground - Photographer Dwight R. Scott - May 3 2009.jpg
  • 1940 Photograph: Rondo at Arundel Streets, St. Paul. Photograph Collection ca. 1940 Location no. MR2.9 SP2.2 r65 Negative no. 20540 MHS Visual Resource Database;2009 Photograph: Concordia (Old Rondo) Ave. at Arundel looking northeast - Photographer Dwight R. Scott - May 3 2009.jpg
  • Food image from www.motherearthnews.com/blogs/blog.aspx?blogi...; Drinks image from www.integritea.org/?p=327; Cards image from www.theonlinepokerguy.com
  • President Eisenhower signs the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum Web Site Information
  • Images from “Highway Needs of the National Defense” – House Document Nol. 249; 1949
  • Image from HistoricAmericawww.historicamerica.net
  • Marzitelli Image: MN Highways vol. 6, No. 10, Aug/?Shepard Image: MN Historical Society Visual Resources Database, Location no. POR 20271 p1 Howard Image: Minneapolis Spokesman, 1/3/1958Massey Image: from cover of Pilgrim Baptist Church service program, July 4, 1965Lund Image: from Midway Club News, Vol. 4, No. 1, April/1937Claybourne Image: Ramsey County Bar Association Membership Directory – 1993/1994Shiely Image: St. Paul Association News, Vol. 17, No. 5 ,Sept/1952
  • Images from Voices of Rondoand Remember Rondo booklet, 1983
  • Mount Olive Mission, 304 Rondo, St. PaulPhotographer: St. Paul Dispatch & Pioneer Press Photograph Collection 5/16/1956 Location no. MR2.9 SP5.1 r202 Negative no. 27387
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    • 1. Welcome to Uncovering Rondo
    • 2. Tools Historians Use Fire Insurance Maps Census Records Books Meeting Transcripts Oral Histories City Maps Newspapers Government Documents Photographs
    • 3. What is Rondo?
    • 4. Joseph Rondeau 1835 Mississippi River
    • 5. 1840 Mississippi River
    • 6. Lake Como State Capitol 1905 Rondo Neighborhood Mississippi River 1874
    • 7. Capitol Hill Magnet School 560 Concordia Avenue University Ave. Rice St. Lexington Ave. Dale St. Rondo Ave. Marshall Ave.
    • 8. Why “uncover” Rondo?
    • 9. Concordia Ave. at Arundel St. 1940 Rondo Ave. at Arundel St. - - 2009
    • 10. CHANGE C ause it En H ance it A dapt and Compromise Notice it or N ot Fight a G ainst it L E earn from it
    • 11. Prosperity 1880s – 1920s 1880s – 1920s 1800 1920s – 1950s 1950s – 1960s Today
    • 12. Reading The Appeal
    • 13. Reading The Appeal • 100 years ago, St. Paul’s African American community read about . . . • Back then, the jobs that African Americans held were . . . • What Rondo neighborhood landmarks can you find?
    • 14. “Tough Times” 1930s – 1950s 1930s – 1950s 1800 1880s – 1920s 1950s – 1960s Today
    • 15. Oral Histories & Photographs I lived at I remember my grandpa was playing the piano one day, and my grandma [said]…, “We got to have wood…. We’re gonna have to do what we don’t want to do, but we’re gonna have to do it anyway.” Well, they chopped up the piano … [for the] wood to heat the house…. So those are the tough times in the winter time that we had…. Children of Rondo, published in 2006
    • 16. Photographs Evelyn Fairbanks Author of Days of Rondo, published in 1990
    • 17. Rondo was really run down very, very poor very rich run down very run-down neighborhood but very, very rich
    • 18. What Makes a Place Important? • Oral histories show that Rondo was an important place 70 years ago because . . . • What stories do the photographs tell? • What Rondo neighborhood landmarks can you find?
    • 19. The Highway 1950s – 1960s 1950s – 1960s 1800 1880s – 1920s 1950s – 1960s Today
    • 20. The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 … There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for … 1957, $125,000,000…; the sum of $850,000,000 for … 1958; and the sum of $875,000,000 for … 1959…. The sums authorized by this section shall be apportioned among the several States….
    • 21. Why build highways? National Defense Safety Traffic Jams Economy
    • 22. Public Hearing at City Hall ― December 13, 1956 Everett J. McCubrey District Engineer Department of Highways
    • 23. Lake Como Northern Route State Capitol Rondo/St. Anthony Route Mississippi River
    • 24. Lake Como State Capitol Mississippi River
    • 25. Northern Route Rondo/St. Anthony Route Frank D. Marzitelli Commissioner of Public Works
    • 26. Northern Route Rondo/St. Anthony Route George Shepard Chief Engineer Department of Public Works
    • 27. Timothy J. Howard Barber Northern Route Rondo/St. Anthony Route
    • 28. Floyd Massey Minister Northern Route Rondo/St. Anthony Route
    • 29. Northern Route Build a Bridge? Midway Business Area Rondo/St. Anthony Route Henry J. Lund Executive Secretary Midway Civic Club
    • 30. Frank Claybourne Lawyer Northern Route Highway Rondo/St. Anthony Parkway Route Mississippi River
    • 31. Northern Route Rondo/St. Anthony Route Albert R. Shiely Former President, Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce
    • 32. Which Route Would You Choose? Floyd Timothy J. Massey Howard Northern Route Frank Claybourne Frank D. Marzitelli Rondo/St. Anthony Route Albert R. George Henry J. Shiely Shepard Lund
    • 33. 1968
    • 34. Cornelius Benner Maxfield School Stop Sound
    • 35. Marvin Roger Anderson Interviewed for Voices of Rondo, published in 2005
    • 36. Nathaniel George Davis Abdul Khaliq “Your grandfather was a man! He stood up.” Interviewed for Voices of Rondo
    • 37. “Every time I drive down I-94 … I think I must be driving over my bedroom.” ― Barbara Vassar Gray
    • 38. Why Remember Rondo? Today 1800 1880s – 1920s 1950s – 1960s 1950s – 1960s
    • 39. How Can We Remember? Looking South on Arundel Street ― 1940 Looking South on Arundel Street ― 2009
    • 40. How can YOU carry on the culture of Rondo? “The values, the character, the integrity, the close-knit connection, the extended family…. It was part of our culture.” ― Yusef Mgeni 519 Carroll Avenue
    • 41. CHANGE C ause it En H ance it A dapt and compromise Notice it or N ot Fight a G ainst it L E arn from it
    • 42. Uncovering Rondo

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