In recognition of the “Suburban World” exhibit now showing at the History Center, we take a look at Richfield, a classic Minnesota postwar suburb. Excerpts from oral histories with long-time Richfield residents are featured, along with historic photos and documents from the community. (5 min. 8 sec. / 3.91 MB)
See additional photos of suburban Richfield in the Visual Resources Database. Read about the postwar boom at the Minnesota’s Greatest Generation “In Their Words” website. Order the book Richfield: Minnesota’s Oldest Suburb from the online store. Learn more at the Richfield Historical Society.