Robbinsdale’s North Memorial Hospital

After U.S. Navy veteran, Vance C. DeMong became director of Victory Hospital in 1954 the facility was remodeled, reorganized as a private, non-profit and rename...

Princess, His Bride

A gay young prince of the house of Hapsburg brought a gold leaf console table out of the palace of a swarthy Florentine doge 500 years ago and sent it on the ba...

Dr. Samuelson’s Victory Hospital

In 1939, Dr. Samuel Samuelson built the $125,000 Victory Hospital at the complicated intersection of Lowry, France, Oakdale and Victory Memorial Drive. When Vic...

Victory Circle

Here’s an interesting old aerial photo of the complex intersection of Oakdale, Lowry Avenue, and Victory Memorial Drive in 1950. The Dutch Treat Dairy Bar...