Category Archives: magazines

Sculpture celebrates end of World War II in a big way

I have to stretch the York County, Pa. history connection a bit for this post, but I can do it. First, in one of my recent posts on the York County World War II USO, I mentioned that my former … Continue reading

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More on the York County literary magazine Pocket Monthly

In my last post I shared a 1909 clipping about the new Pocket Monthly magazine, which was listed as a York, Pa. publication with printing done at the Wrightsville Star newspaper office. None of the five surviving issues lists a … Continue reading

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Pocket Monthly magazine published in Wrightsville

Long before there was the internet, television, movies, and even radio, people liked to be entertained. You couldn’t go to the theater or circus or a ball game all that often, so you read. Literary magazines were very popular in … Continue reading

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These York Countians had their opinions count

You have heard of the Gallup Poll. For nearly 80 years the company has been taking a sampling of individual opinions and analyzing them to report what the public is thinking and to predict trends. I just happened across an … Continue reading

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York County People Well Read in Fashion and Science

York Countians have always been readers. At any give time in the nineteen century several newspapers flourished simultaneously in York and Hanover. Just about every small town in the county also had their own weekly paper. Bookstores, such as Jas. … Continue reading

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