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    Zagtana, you are referring to Madonna Hall. Here...

    Zagtana, you are referring to Madonna Hall. Here is a small picture and some more history I found while poking around the web. Good story BTW....
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    Gamagin brings up some fond memories. Those old...

    Gamagin brings up some fond memories. Those old pop machines which he describes were a real pain to operate on the up and up, snaking your desired bottle around the tracks till you could get it out...
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    OK just to clarify, the AsianAmerican kids for a...

    OK just to clarify, the AsianAmerican kids for a few years lived in the 800 block on the N side of the street, between Kolbets and Raney's side yard (later Apts). That same family then moved across...
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    Thanks for the details Gamagin. Were those the...

    Thanks for the details Gamagin. Were those the same Martins that previously lived across the street? I believe the Asian/American family that lived there (about 813 mid block) was named Martin, but...
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    Maybe so. They were important social/economic...

    Maybe so. They were important social/economic milestones back then. The infusion of new stations went along with the middle class becoming more affluent, buying cars with fins, and sometimes even a...
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    I won't quibble on the date for Marion. Durocher...

    I won't quibble on the date for Marion. Durocher Hall was razed to make way for a service station, a Texaco I believe. That was probably pre 1960 by just a little. I had long been removed from...
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    A little research produced this. It mentions...

    A little research produced this. It mentions that there was an original Crimont Hall.
    http://www.zagsonline.org/s/829/index.aspx?sid=829&gid=1&pgid=534
    I thought maybe those were run by HNA. ...
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    I'm pretty sure there were at least 3, The newly...

    I'm pretty sure there were at least 3, The newly constructed Welch and Madonna,and the long standing DeSmet. I believe the ladies were also housed just off campus perhaps in the old house on the SW...
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