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Swedish bobbin lace pillow used for making lace, with patterns and home-made lace. The Swedish woman who owned the item, Elsie Johannsen Operland, immigrated from Motala to the Rondo area in 1903 where she became a charter member of Central Baptist…

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Melvin Carter Sr.'s trumpet.  Melvin Carter Jr. holding Voices of Rondo book open to photo of Melvin Carter Sr. playing trumpet.

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Various family and childhood photographs with captions handwritten by Martha Anderson Cobb. Images include family, friends, social events, vacations, and church.

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Image of a birthday party thrown by the Fletcher family.

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Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Jones

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When Marvin Anderson's mother, Ora Lee Anderson, turned 100 years old, his nephew, Stephen Cobb, made a mock-up of her on the front cover of Ebony Magazine. She passed away at 101 years of age.

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Red-colored program for St. Agnes Grade School commencement.

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Photo of grade school class at Gordon Parks School.

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Newspaper article about the success of Lewis and Sons Upholstery. The business began in the family's garage as a part-time venture and grew to a business that was relied upon by private and business aircraft to fix the interiors of their planes.

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This advertisement from the St. Paul Sun announces the Grand Opening of Rangh Court located at 989-995 Rondo Avenue. It was a project developed by the Twin Cities Negro Development Co., Inc. The St. Paul Sun was a newspaper distinct to the Rondo…
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