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Outhouses common in York only 40 years ago: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 4, 2011

This Walt Partymiller cartoon, titled ‘But Few Care,’  is typical of those he penned for The (York, Pa.) Gazette and Daily for more than 30 years. This Jan. 23, 1968, cartoon captured the moment, indicating York City officials stonewalling against … Continue reading

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Cartoonist made York newspaper owner’s views an art form

When voters knocked Republican Congressman Chester Gross from office in 1948, Gazette and Daily’s Walt Partymiller translated the vote into a cartoon. Background posts: York College prof to speak about York’s ‘Voices from the Past’, J.W. Gitt: ‘Just say it … Continue reading

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Going to market a longtime York County pastime – 3 of 20 iconic images

York County was blessed with engraver William Wagner, who drew the left part of this scene, and fellow artist Lewis Miller, who left a legacy of 19th-century scenes that tell us much about how people lived.

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