The Eastern Star Also Rises

1921 Because the wives of the Masons who belonged to Compass Lodge #265 A.F. & A.M. decided they, too, should have an organization, Robbinsdale Chapter #238...

The Roaring Twenties

1920 Census 1,369—a 79% increase since 1910 The decade of the “twenties” is remembered by many as the very best decade of their lives. The war to en...

Through Service Streetcars

1914   The November 1, 1914, Minneapolis Tribune describes the new through street-car service just inaugurated. ‘It leaves Hennepin and Sixth Street ...

The Robbinsdale Times

1912   On the last Friday in April, Arbor Day at Parker school was celebrated with songs and recitations at morning assembly. Forty silver maple and elm tr...

The Robbinsdale Tellit

1908   The year 1908 was a busy one for Robbinsdale. Many citizens wanted better streetcar service and streetcars, so the village council had many contacts...