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Map of the buildings, landmarks, businesses, and churches of the Old Rondo neighborhood before the interstate between the years 1920 and 1960, with historical details and photos below. Compilation was completed in 2008.

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Photograph of Readus Fletcher, Sr. with his Rondo Stryker Bus. He drove the Rondo Ave and Stryker bus, and he drove the street cars for Twin Cities Rapid Transit. The accompanying page discusses the debate and conversation surrounding the route of…

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A newspaper clipping of a photograph of the old Rondo neighborhood.  The picture shows the intersection of Rondo Street (Avenue) and Arundel Street as it was before the construction of I-94.  The story is part of the Recorder's Black History Month…

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Ora Lee Anderson received this guarantee from the Berry Chevrolet Company for Marvin Anderson's first car, a 1954 Chevy Coupe.

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Photograph of the first Black Owned Cab Company. Mr. Dave Payne was her uncle. Sonny Lewis was the driver. With additional information provided by Dee Dee Ray.

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A photo of the steam boat that James LaFaye's father came North to St. Paul on the Mississippi River

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A timeline detailing the history, signifigant events, and other information about the steamer "The Capitol." The boat was active between 1879 and 1945, and made trips to St. Paul
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