Wilde Roast Cafe Records
Scope and Content
The collection includes menus, publications, correspondence, awards, ephemera, and architectural drawings. It also includes mailings from Tom DeGree’s 2012 campaign for the Minnesota House of Representatives
- Creation: 2003-2012, undated
- Wilde Roast Cafe (Organization)
Language of Materials
Collection material in English
Restrictions on Access
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.
Restrictions on Use
Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
The Wilde Roast Cafe, named for 19th century playwright Oscar Wilde, was opened in 2004 by business partners and spouses Dean Schlaak and Tom DeGree. The GLBT-friendly cafe, which sells New American cuisine, is involved in several community organizations, including OutFront Minnesota, the Minnesota AIDS Project, and Twin Cities Pride. The Wilde Roast Cafe was originally located at 518 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414. In 2011 it moved to a larger space located at 65 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414.
4 Linear Feet (4 linear feet) : Two Paige boxes, one 16" x 24" flat box, two rolls.
The Wilde Roast Cafe records include menus, publications, correspondence, awards, ephemera, and architectural drawings as well as campaign materials from co-owner Tom DeGree.
The collection was processed by Teresa Tjepkes in 2014 as part of a project financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society. Further processing was completed by Myra Billund-Phibbs in 2019.
- Wilde Roast Cafe records, 2003-2012
- Teresa Tjepkes; Myra Billund-Phibbs
- October 2014; May 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English