Early Jasper years: 20's to the 60's.

In 1923 Bert Robinson opened the store in Jasper in the same house he lived in.

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One year later in 1924 he built a store on the adjoining lot and moved the business there.

 
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In retail, it's always display... And for 1930, this is pretty fancy store window display technique.

 
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Always innovating, the Robinsons have always been on the cutting edge: the original delivery truck...

 
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By 1935 delivery truck technology had really advanced.

 
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The war had ended and, by 1947, the next generation, Bill and Donny Robinson, were showing that they were men and could run the store.

 
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The Robinson family always was part of the community. Here their baseball team receives it's 1960 championship trophy.