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Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project: Interview with Beryl Miller
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Description 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.
Quantity 1 hour sound disc
16 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Mack, Linda
Narrator: Miller, Beryl
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/23/2009
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 117
Accession Number AV2009.52.19
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project'