During the Saint Paul medallion search, the scene under my window was like a movie set depicting the Middle Ages. I saw hundreds of families charging through the park with pitchforks, spades, sticks, and lanterns. They looked like a mob of Viking pillagers.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“Recreation and play means growth, progress, and development, all of which tend toward bettering social conditions.”
—Eleanor Dowling, Christ Child Society, Saint Paul
“The writing of books is not easy... There must be reliance upon the deeper sources of consciousness, from which the best writing comes to assure anything really worthwhile.”
—Cornelia Cannon, Saint Paul writer
“Swell the great army of peace and production... You are one of the spokes in this great wheel of progress and your absence will weaken the wheel by one member.”
—J.P. McGaughey, Saint Paul labor leader in the 1880's