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Broadway in Hanover: Then & Now. With snow & without

Just in time for tonight’s anticipated blizzard, here’s another in the Evening Sun’s then-and-now scenes of Hanover: Picturing History. This is Broadway in Hanover, 1902 v. today. Those snow piles would point to a pretty big storm at the turn of the last century. As for Picturing History, journalism Christine Loman writes: ‘The question behind this project is simple: What does change look like?’ She and Evening Sun photographer Shane Dunlap have shown us just that.

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Where do you go for the best source about the York race riots and trials?

Yorktownsquare.com reports that the race riots were erupting at this time 43 years ago and explains the best source to go for information on those difficult times.

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Part II: How we can further disrupt discrimination in York County

A diverse group of young people meet in a breakout group in the Bond Building as part of the York, Pa., Charrette in 1970. The Charrette is credited with helping stop rioting for a third year that summer and spawning … Continue reading

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40 years ago, men walked on moon and race riot victims wheeled into York emergency room

The July 21, 1969, edition of The Gazette and Daily told about man’s walk on the moon and rioting in York, Pa., a pretty interesting news day. Background posts: Background posts: Meeting of riot victims brought racial accord, Mayor: ‘We’re … Continue reading

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