Black and white photograph of Neighborhood House, St. Paul, 1924.

Neighborhood House, St. Paul

St. Paul’s Neighborhood House at 229 East Indiana Avenue, March 4, 1924.

The Jewish Roots of Neighborhood House, St. Paul

Women members of Mount Zion Temple in St. Paul founded Neighborhood House in 1897 to assist poor Russian Jewish immigrants. For its first sixty-five years, the settlement house operated in the West Side “Flats”—the neighborhood near the Mississippi River across from downtown where the immigrants first settled.

Color image of Charles Flandrau monument, 2014.

Charles Flandrau monument

Grave marker of state supreme court justice Charles Flandrau in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

Color image of , 2014.

Child’s grave marker

The tombstone and grave of Philip Harris, buried in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery in 1882 at the age of eight months. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

Color image of Clasped hands marker, 2014.

Clasped hands marker

Memorial to Herman Grote in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery featuring a relief carving of clasped hands. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 20, 2014.

Color image of Chinese community memorial, 2014.

Chinese community memorial

Community memorial in the Chinese section of St. Paul’s Oakland cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on May 2, 2014.

Color image of Hmong graves at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul

Hmong graves at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul

Panoramic view of a section of St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery featuring the black granite style of tombstone popular with many Hmong families. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

Color image of Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul

Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul

A panoramic view of St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

Image of Soldiers’ Rest plot at Oakland Cemetery, 2014.

Soldiers’ Rest

A panoramic view of Soldiers’ Rest, a section of St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery known for its monuments to members of the military. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

Color image of Thomas Lyles monument, 2014.

Thomas Lyles monument

The tombstone of African American businessman Thomas Lyles in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

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