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14th Avenue South and Franklin Avenue East - Minneapolis Public Library Branch, 1971

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 25

Description of Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of 14 boxes and 9 binders of material from the Minneapolis Model City Program. It contains studies, surveys, reports, and organizational materials that document the condition of south-central Minneapolis in the late 1960s and early 1970s, as well as the future that planners envisioned for it.

Boxes 1-2 and 8 contain drafts and final reports from the program's many committees, meeting minutes of the Policy and Planning Committee, and organizational information. Boxes 3-4 and 9-10 contain publicity material, calendars, memoranda, and meeting minutes of program committees and subcomittes. Boxes 5-7 contain files and photographs that document the condition of buildings, listed by address, within the Model Neighborhood Area as part of a housing survey. Boxes 11-12 contain preliminary and official program planning and evaluation documentation used for reporting to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of Minneapolis. Box 13 contians aerial photographic negatives of the model city region.


  • 1971


Access Restrictions

The physical collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours. All photographs from this collection are available in the Minneapolis Model City Collection in the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections.


From the Collection: 7.04 Linear Feet (13 boxes, 9 binders)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.