Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project: Interview with Beryl Miller
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Beryl Miller is the younger brother of Ben Miller of Miller Bag Company, which owned the Washburn-Crosby complex and other riverfront buildings. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The growth of the Miller Bag Company and how it came to buy the General Mills complex on the West Bank of the Mississippi River; exploring use of the Utility Building for lofts; artists as tenants; the arrival of Harry Wirth; development of the Great River Road; redevelopment of the Crown Roller Mill; use of the Depot head house for Dunn Brothers Coffee and the engine house on 1st Street for the Riley Hayes advertising agency. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Audio of interview is not available.
1 hour sound disc
16 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
60 minutes length
Interviewer: Mack, Linda
Interviewee: Miller, Beryl
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 117 (Library Call Number)
AV2009.52.19 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project'