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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 24, 1945: Germany Ceases to Exist As Nation by Allied Edict

The Johnstown Tribune - May 24, 1945
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154 Seniors Graduate - Somerset High School
W.R. Watt
Cpl. Lucian Woodruff Post, United Spanish War Veterans
Lt. Galen Berkebile
Sgt. Francis Rudolph
Mr. & Mrs. John C. Horner
Supreme Forest Woodman Circle of Carnation Grove Number 5

Main and Clinton

Main and Clinton Streets - Downtown Johnstown

Buzz Wagner

The Official Plane Dedication honoring Lt. Col. Boyd "Buzz" Wagner is May 28, 1pm at the airport. Come out and support one of our local heroes!

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Walnut Grove - Geistown - Johnstown Passenger Railway - 1907

I found this clipping from 'The Weekly Tribune' - August 1907 - very interesting. Johnstown Passenger Railway - petition to expand trolley service from Walnut Grove to Geistown along with the naming of Oakland - the neighborhood in between the two.

Gallitzin Church Has Fine Organ - 1907

Gallitzin Church has Fine Organ - St. Mary's Polish Catholic Church - August 1907

Main and Franklin

Corner of Main and Franklin Streets - Downtown Johnstown - Penn Furniture, Woolworth's and U.S. Bank.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

JHS 1951

 I have more JHS football on 16mm from the early 50's - I just picked up from Natalie Dreier and Barbara Farra - but it will be a while till I convert them.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Cars for Sale

 A couple of car ads from 1971.

Early Settlers Die - 1907

Some of the names mentioned: Settlers - David L. Davis, John Turane. Miner George Lefever hurt in a rockfall at a Vintondale Mine - John Wilkinson and his new erection - August 1907