Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Marvin Roger Anderson
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Marvin Anderson has been known by different names at different times in his life: Roger, Marvin, and Androck. He shares the joy of the close group of friends, Crazy Eights, which he had during his high school years. His father led a hard life as a railroad waiter and his mother, to him, was a powerful black women. They both influenced him greatly. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: How the men in the community conducted business with all the class and decorum of any businessman; influence of his parents; loss of property for his family in Rondo and Chatsworth due to the I-94 construction; letter from a retired public works employee that defines why the freeway destroyed the Rondo community.
Quantity 1 sound cassette
44 pages transcript
2 audio files
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:08:15 running time
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kateleen Hope
Interviewee: Anderson, Marvin Roger
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 11/03/2004
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 110.3
Accession Number AV2007.22.3
More Info Collection Finding Aid
MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'

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