The Blizzard

1940 Census: 6,018 (a 36% increase since 1930) The decade of the “forties” will never be forgotten because of World War II. Local events included th...

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...

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...