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Early years of York Corporation presented in Dover

This illustration includes some of the key early founders and leaders of York Corporation. A talk on the early years of York Corporation will be presented Thursday August 17, 2017 at the meeting of the Greater Dover Historical Society. The … Continue reading

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YORKCO Presentation at Lower Windsor Area Historical Society on Monday November 2nd

Also … Other November Presentations I will be presenting “First 60-Years of York Corporation; from 1874 to 1934” at a meeting of the Lower Windsor Area Historical Society on Monday, November 2, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is in … Continue reading

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Where I’ll be Speaking & Topics Available

ABOUT THE SPEAKER Stephen H. Smith is a retired Mechanical Engineer from York International Corporation and local Family History author. His book “Barshingers in America” won the top prize within the Genealogy and Family History category in the 2002 National … Continue reading

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#2 York Manufacturing Company; Ice Making to Air Conditioning

This is the earliest view of the York Manufacturing Company along Roosevelt Avenue, a road then named West York Avenue; which runs along the bottom left of the illustration. The York Manufacturing Company had there own passenger railroad station; seen … Continue reading

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Free Talk on Predecessors of York International Corporation at Agricultural & Industrial Museum on November 9th, 2013

Second Saturdays is a free lecture program offered by the York County Heritage Trust, providing an entertaining yet educational Saturday morning for the community.  The lectures are held the second Saturday of each month and begin at 10:30 a.m. at … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 3: The University of Air Conditioning

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the third of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 2: World’s Largest Cooling System for Air Conditioning Purposes

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the second of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 1: Preserving The Records of a Nation

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the first of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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