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
“I was a Depression baby. The year I was born, my mother was fond of telling me, enough material for a dress cost only a nickel, but no one had a nickel.”
—Judy Delton, children’s book writer
“As long as the children need me, I’ll be there; and unless we mess up their minds and visions of the future as adults, they are our hope for the future.”
—Mabel Cason, Saint Paul African American educator