Tag Archives: Great Depression

These 10 York County history topics are graduate theses waiting to happen, Part II

This photo does what it was meant to do: Capture York, Pa.’s, industrial might in World War II. With this many execs in command and the York Plan in high gear, the Allies would win against the Axis threat. (When … Continue reading

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York’s Martin Library asks community: What to do with those old doors?

York’s Martin Library CEO Bill Schell dates Martin Library’s old doors to 1935, the year the library first opened. Here, they rest on the floor inside Martin. Background posts: York County libraries offer serendipity – and have done so for … Continue reading

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The bad, and yes, the good of the Great Depression in York County

The Rosie the Riveter image could suggest to some that women worked outside the home for the first time in World War II. Actually, the Great Depression brought women into the work force in droves, paving the way for their … Continue reading

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