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When York College’s campus was small, and those reservoirs on the hill were uncovered

When I was gathering content for a couple of recent posts about York College of Pennsylvania, I cam across several interesting pieces of information about this longtime York County institution. Such as this aerial photo of the then-small campus in … Continue reading

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William Scranton, other luminaries dedicated York Junior College’s new campus in 1965

Pennsylvania Governor Bill Scranton autographed this program for the dedication of York Junior College’s new campus in 1965. At that point, YJC stood at Duke Street and College Avenue, and this dedication paved the way for York College of Pennsylvania, as it’s now called, to move to open at its current site on Country Club Road.

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W. Russell Chapman wore several hats as pioneer in 20th-century York County

W. Russell Chapman is pictured, front row, fourth from left, with other math and science instructors in the York Junior College Yearbook in 1966. Marg Burger Gotwald provided this photograph as part of a Facebook conversation about prominent members of … Continue reading

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