Memories of Old Punxsutawney

These images of old Punxsutawney were saved by Terry Gumbert. This is what your parents saw wnen they were young. What your grandparents saw when they were young. Click on any image to see a larger view. These same images are also presented here as a slideshow. Enjoy.

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Fig . 1
New High School

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Fig . 2: PHS
Student Handbook

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Fig . 3
Punxy Phil Postcard

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Fig . 4
Punxy Phil Postcard (2)

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Fig . 5
Modern Gobbler’s Knob

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Fig . 6
Punxsutawney Phil

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Fig. 7
Decision Time!

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Fig . 8: Early Map
of Punxsutawney

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Fig . 9: 1895 Artistic
Layout of Lindsey (West End)

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Fig . 10: Poster for
the First Annual Fair, 1892

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Fig . 11
1919 Pennsylvania Dutch Humor

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Fig . 12
Barkley Square Postcard

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Fig . 13: Trolley Tracks
on Mahoning Street, Postcard

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Fig . 14
1900’s View of Mahoning Street, Postcard

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Fig . 15: Public Street,
Street Car, July 4, 1902

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Fig . 16
1900’s Spring Parade

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Fig . 17
Eberhart Building

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Fig . 18
Eberhart Building (2)

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Fig . 19
Early View of Mahoning Street

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Fig . 20
Pantall Hotel circa 1940

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Fig . 21
Pantall Hotel circa 1900

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Fig . 22
Pantall Hotel, Fairgrounds

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Fig . 23
A Sidewalk in the Park

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Fig . 24
View Across Barclay Square

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Fig . 25
Early view of Public Library

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Fig . 26
Early Buildings Opposite Barclay Square

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Fig . 27
Mahoning Street circa 1900

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Fig . 28
Quinlisk Hotel

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Fig . 29
Brandon Hotel

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Fig . 30
Lindsey Hotel

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Fig . 31
Early Punxsutawney Building

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Fig . 32
National Hotel

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Fig . 33
and War Memorial

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Fig . 34
Masonic Temple

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Fig . 35
Post Card - Post Office

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Fig . 36
Library Building

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Fig . 37
Street view

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Fig . 38
Jefferson Theater lobby entrance

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Fig . 39: Poster for
Jefferson Theater

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Fig . 40: Pace Car in
front of Army Navy Club

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Fig . 41
YMCA and Spirit Building

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Fig . 42
McCrery’s 5 and 10

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Fig . 43
Downtown Punxsutawney, circa 1960

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Fig . 44: Street View,
Then and Now

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Fig . 45
Wolf Furniture Co.

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Fig . 46
Street View

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Fig . 47
Feicht’s Drug Store

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Fig . 48
Barber Shop

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Fig . 49: The Master
Cleaners and Dyers

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Fig . 50
Carlino’s Restaurant Great Hot Dogs

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Fig . 51
Star Lunch

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Fig . 52
The Nut Shop

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Fig . 53
Loyd R. Baum Roofing and Siding

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Fig . 54
Sinclair Gasoline Station

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Fig . 55
Swimming Pool at City Park

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Fig . 56
Sanitarium for Stomach Diseases

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Fig . 57
Street View of Homes

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Fig . 58
Street View of Homes

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Fig . 59
Street View of Homes

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Fig . 60
House of Serin

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Fig . 61
Punxsutawney Home

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Fig . 62
Punxsutawney Home

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Fig . 63
Punxsutawney Home

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Fig . 64
Punxsutawney Home

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Fig . 65
West Mahoning Street

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Fig . 66
West Mahoning Street

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Fig . 67
West Mahoning Street

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Fig . 68
East on Mahoning Street

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Fig . 69
Postcard: E. Mahoning St,

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Fig . 70
Street with old Trolley Tracks

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Fig . 71
Postcard: Mahoning Street

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Fig . 72
Street with Trolley Tracks

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Fig . 73
Widespread Flooded Area

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Fig . 74
Widespread Flooded Area

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Fig . 75
Widespread Flooded Area

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Fig . 76
Flooded Street

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Fig . 77: Punxsutawney
Police Shoulder Patch

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Fig . 78
Punxsutawney Policemen

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Fig . 79
Troopers in front of Barracks

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Fig . 80
Troopers on Horseback

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Fig . 81
Men on Horseback

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Fig . 82
Railroad Yard

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Fig . 83
Railroad Yard

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Fig . 84
Railroad Engine

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Fig . 85
Groundhog Brand Railroad Car

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Fig . 86: B.R. &
P.R.R. Tunnel

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Fig . 87
Railroad Station

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Fig . 88
Railroad Station

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Fig . 89
Railroad Station

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Fig . 90
Elevated View of Punxsutawney

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Fig . 91
Railroad Station

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Fig . 92
Railroad Station

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Fig . 93
Water Works Office

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Fig . 94
Punxsutawney Hospital

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Fig . 95
Adrian Hospital

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Fig . 96
Remodeled Adrian Hospital from 50’s

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Fig . 97
?? Coal Mine

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Fig . 98
Mahoning Creek

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Fig . 99
View from Indiana Hill

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Fig . 100: Recent View of
Punxsutawney from Hill

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Fig . 101
Bridge across Stream

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Fig . 102
Postcard view of Housing

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Fig . 103
Iron Bridge

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Fig . 104: Newspaper
article Charles Margiotti

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Fig . 105
End of Newspaper article

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Fig . 106: Old Postcard
of Bridge at Punxsutawney

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Fig . 107: Old Postcard of
Buffalo-Pittsburgh Highway

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Fig . 108: Old Postcard of
Buffalo-Pittsburgh Highway

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Fig . 109: Old Postcard of
Buffalo-Pittsburgh Highway

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Fig . 110
Highway Approaching Punxsutawney

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Fig . 111: Sprankle
Mills Trestle

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Fig . 112
Oliveburg One Room School

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Fig . 113
Sprankle Mills Two Room School

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Fig . 114
West End School

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Fig . 115
Early West End School

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Fig . 116
Mary A. Wilson School

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Fig . 117
Jefferson Street High School

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Fig . 118
Post Card View of School

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Fig . 119: Our New High School, 1960
First Class to Graduate

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Fig . 120
Kindergarten Class

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Fig . 121
Kindergarten Class

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Fig . 122
Kindergarten Class

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Elementary School Children

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Elementary School Children

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Elementary School Children

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Elementary School Children

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Third Grade Class

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Fourth Grade Class

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Elementary School Children

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Fifth Grade Class

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Sixth Grade Class

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Fifth Grade Class

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Elementary School Children

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Elementary School Children

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Eight Year Old Tom

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Cubs Baseball Team

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Fig . 142
List of Popular Music Hits

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Fig . 143
Student’s Manual - Vehicle Code

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Fig . 144
Alma Mater

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Fig . 145
PHS Personnel

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PHS Personnel

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Data for Clubs

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Cover Page - Senior Soiree

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Senior Soiree Play Guide

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Senior Soiree Play Guide

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Fig . 151
Committees for Senior Soiree

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Fig . 152
Fog Island - Cover Page

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Fig . 153
Fog Island -Practice Schedule

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Four Happy Students

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Fig . 155
Ulla Norin

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Fig . 156
Five Explorer Scouts

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Fig . 157
Six on a Bridge

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Fig . 158
Freshmen

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Queen’s Court

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Sophomores

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Sophomore Officers

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Seven All Dressed Up

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Five Senior Pictures

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Five Senior Pictures

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Five Senior Pictures

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National Merit Scholarships

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Fig . 167
Four Qualify for ROTC Exam

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Trio win High Honors

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Roger Pflugfelder

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John Sexton Write-up

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John Sexton Pole-vaulting

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Basketball Shot

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Coach M, Dry with JVs

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Coach Daly and Team

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PAHS Majorettes

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PAHS Majorettes

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Fig . 177
Show Stealers

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Fig . 178
Seven Truly Queens

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Fig . 179
Two PHS Queens Crowned

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Fig . 180
The Chuck Swingsters

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Fig . 181
Pittsburgh Pirates Poster, 1960

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Fig . 182
Hunter on Car

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Fig . 183
Cartoon, Saturday Evening Post

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Dancers

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PHS Graduation Party Program

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Ticket for Floorshow and Dance

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Fig . 187
Assembled Adults

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Fig . 188
Men in Winter scene

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Shifters Car Club Courtesy Card

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Fig . 190
Brotherhood of Little Men

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Fig . 191
Woman and Children

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Punxsutawney Beer Plant

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Commercial Building

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Building behind Railroad

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Plant

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Coal Plant

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Elm Run Plant

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Elm Run Coal

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Rural Scene, Man on Horseback

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Church

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Church

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Greek Catholic Church

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Catholic Church and Parsonage

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Catholic Church and Parsonage

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Catholic Church

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Old Church

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Christ Episcopal Church

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Presbyterian Church

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Episcopal Church and Parsonage

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Old Country Home

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Old Small Church

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Country Club

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Rural Landscape

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Aerial View of Rural Landscape

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Mahoning River View

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Rural Landscape

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Large Dam

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Covered Bridge

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Farm Buildings

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Old Time Farm work

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Coolspring General Store

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Cows in Pasture

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Trees behind Field

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Country Landscape

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Fig . 225
Postcard, Walston

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Fig . 226
Line of Coke Ovens

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Fig . 227
Large ancient Factory nearby