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Business advertisements from the York High Weekly in the early 1940s

Reader Jo Ott shares advertisements for former downtown York theaters and businesses taken from 1941 and 1942 copies of the York-High Weekly magazine that she found at an auction.

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Print your own York International Animal-Time Coloring Book!

Joan Concilio found a copy of an undated York Corp. animal-themed coloring book. The maker of large refrigeration equipment distributed this book to describe its products to both kids and parents.

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Gift suggestions from Fluhrer the Jeweler: Wouldn’t you like some Vaseline jars?

Joan Concilio shows a handout card from Fluhrer the Jeweler, formerly of 17-19 West Market Street in York, PA, with gift suggestions for men and women.

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Mail call: Crider’s memories from Yvonne Welt

Yvonne Welt, a former bookkeeper at Crider’s Store in downtown York in the 1950s and 1960s, shares her memories.

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Mail call: Memories of 1940s get-together locales from Gloria Myers

Gloria Myers of Manchester Township shares her memories of the Ramona Restaurant, Melvin’s Drive-In, the Town Talk and Julius Dairy, all hangouts in York County, Pa., in the 1940s.

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