Rondo Oral History Project: Interview with Wilbert John Dugas, Jr.
Part 1


Part 2


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Wilbert Dugas was born in 1949 and lived on the lower end of Rondo in Cornmeal Valley. He grew up being influenced by the Gopher Elk’s Drum and Bugle Corps. The Ober Boys Club and Hallie Q. Brown Community Center were key components of the community that, through sports and mentors, gave him a foundation in life. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Experience of growing up in Cornmeal Valley; harmless rivalries formed between Cornmeal Valley and "the bourgeois side of town" known as Oatmeal Hill; importance of the group Gopher Elk’s Drum and Bugle Corps in the community; his experience in the music scene in the late 1960s after the I-94 interruption of the Rondo community.
Quantity 1 sound cassette
56 pages transcript
2 audio files
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:13:08 running time
Creation Interviewer: Cavett, Kateleen Hope
Interviewer: Kopp, Krissy
Interviewee: Dugas, Wilbert John Jr.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/18/2003
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 110.8
Accession Number AV2007.22.8
More Info Collection Finding Aid
MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Rondo Oral History Project'

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