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The Lakeside Hotel and scenic Lake Pepin, a widening of the Mississippi, is pictured, c.1870. With its cooler summer temperatures, the Lakeside drew tourists from around the nation, particularly the South.
Shoppers inside St. Paul's Credjafawn Co-op at 678 Rondo Avenue c.1950.
Illustration of a Crex Carpet Company employee operating a carpet loom. Originally reproduced in a Crex Carpet Company catalog (Chicago: Hollister Press, c.1908).
Illustration of the Crex Carpet Company office c.1901. Originally reproduced in Herbert Myrick's Creating New Industries (Chicago: Orange Judd, 1901).
Illustration of three styles of rug manufactured by the Crex Carpet Company. Originally reproduced in a John H. Pray & Sons Company catalog (#30, page 38).
Aerial photograph of the Crex Carpet Company at 509 Front Avenue in St. Paul. Photographed by F. Paul Wright c.1928.
Photograph taken in of the Crispus Attucks Orphanage and Old Folks Home at 469 Collins Street in St. Paul, 1962.
Crispus Attucks moves to 1537 Randolph Avenue in Highland Park, 1908.
Photograph of the Crispus Attucks Orphanage and Old Folks Home at its original location on East Acker Street in St. Paul, c.1905.
Photograph of the Crispus Attucks Orphanage and Old Folks Home at 1537 Randolph Avenue in St. Paul, c.1910.
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