Our Gathering Places Oral History Project: Interview with Lottie Neal
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lottie Neal was born in Arkansas. She and her husband, Bishop Neal, lived on Rondo Avenue in St. Paul and owned a building that housed various businesses and some apartments. Her husband also worked for the railroad. Mrs. Neal worked in a grocery store they owned and later for the school system. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Life on Rondo Avenue; property they owned; favorite places on Rondo Avenue; how neighborhood has changed; how people have changed; how the freeway changed the neighborhood; reactions to the freeway; work managing the building and the grocery store; work with public school; activities for children before the freeway was built; murder and suicide on their property and its impact on her husband.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
14 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:39:16 running time
Creation Interviewee: Neal, Lottie
Interviewer: Kretsedemas, Philip
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 05/23/1997
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 100
Accession Number AV2003.65.12
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Our Gathering Places Oral History Project'

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