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Do your know any of these York County World War II USO hostesses?

Here is another follow up to my previous York Sunday News column and posts on York County USO activity during World War II. You can find the others at www.yorkblog.com by entering USO in the search box. After the column … Continue reading

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York World War II USO—Part Two

Here’s more from the 1943 York USO flier I mentioned in my last post. The statistics of services the York USO had provided, just up to September 1943, are pretty impressive. See below: 7,400 Service Men Guests at YORK USO … Continue reading

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Yorkers Do More than Just Go to the Movies

I had such a good time researching what movies local people were watching while they were just coming out of the Great Depression in 1938 that I neglected to check on the other forms of public entertainment available to them. … Continue reading

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York PA Had Lots of Nineteenth-Century Culture

York County, Pennsylvania wasn’t just about farmers and merchants and trying to win a lottery. Click here for previous post on lotteries. For example, in 1826 a multi-talented young woman was in town to teach both the French language and … Continue reading

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