Voices of Minnesota

East Side Oral History Project


DATE: March - July 1991

INTERVIEWER: Margot Fortunato Galt

Long time residents of St. Paul's East Side describe family owned businesses that have or are currently serving the community. Many of the businesses were on the major thoroughfares, Payne and Arcadia Avenue. They also describe the changes over time in regards to businesses, immigrant groups, and streetscape.

Cataloged separately is Up and Down the Avenue: 100 Years of Change, a volume featuring excerpts of and photographs relating to the oral history interviews.

LENGTH OF INTERVIEWS: 11 hours 41 minutes

TRANSCRIPTS: 227 pages