Postcards from the Past

Not quite in time for Christmas, our new postcard collection is available at the Robbinsdale Historical Society! Pick up a little book of 15 Robbinsdale postcar...

Busing, Block Scheduling and Building

1971 Charges of salary discrimination based on sex were dropped by the first woman on the Robbinsdale police force after the City Council made her a bonafide me...

Coming Soon!

When the 1300 seat Terrace Theatre opened in 1951, the spectacular venue was the most up-to-date, luxurious and comfortable theater in America. The last movie p...

Waking up in the 70’s

1970 Census: 16,845 (The highest population Robbinsdale has ever had) The decade of the seventies included both heartaches and good events for our town. The clo...

Breaking Ground

1969 In February, 1969, almost 200 students were kicked out of Robbinsdale High School for wearing blue jeans. This violation of the dress code earned the stude...