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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

August 31, 1945: Yanks Move Up to Edge of Tokyo

The Johnstown Tribune - August 31, 1945
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Cambria Hospital

This was located in Prospect. In the 1970's it was still being used - not as a hospital - but as a family service center.

Portage is Challenged - 1908

South Fork Baseball Team Wishes to Settle Argument at Once - 1908

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

August 29, 1945: MacArthur Ready to Lead Air-Borne Forces in Mass Occupation of Japan

The Johnstown Tribune - August 29, 1945
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Cpl. Leroy Felton
Everhart - Middleton
Eckenrode - Ellsworth
Johnstown Fire Department - Field Day for the kids and parade

Johnstown Johnnies - 1925

Up until 1940 - the Point Stadium never had a grass infield. 

Capital Park a Natural Beauty Spot - 1908

Pictures of the old White Birch Lodge show up from time to time. This article from The Weekly Tribune - 1908 - has a neat little story history on the place 

Sunday, August 28, 2016

August 28, 1945: First Allied Occupational Forces Land In Japan Without Sign of Opposition

The Johnstown Tribune - August 28, 1945
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Trolley Time

A reader sent in this shot of the old railroad crossing on Broad Street. 

National Guard - '77 Flood

Two unknown National Guard Members - Downtown Johnstown 

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Grandview Cemetery

August 27, 1945: Hurricane Is Now Sweeping Inland in Texas

The Johnstown Tribune - August 27, 1945
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Statue of Windber Dog - Frank Penner and Lawrence Whitaker
Boy Scout Troop 172 - St. Therese Church

Friday, August 26, 2016

Trolley Time

 Trolley Time - Moxham Car Barn

The Death Roll - 1908

Names mentioned: Jacob W. Pringle - Civil War Vet - Park Avenue - Moxham, Mrs. Wilhelmina Sellnow - Conemaugh Township, Mrs. Tobias J. Yoder - Stonycreek Township and Mrs. Mary Duler of Altoona. 

Mt. Zion - Scalp Level

 Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church - Scalp Level

Thursday, August 25, 2016

August 25, 1945: Typhoons Give Japan 48-Hour Respite

The Johnstown Tribune - August 25, 1945
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Working on the Wall

Construction of the a section of river wall.

JHS Teaching Staff - 1924 1/2

Teaching Staff of Johnstown High School - 1924 1/2

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Trolley Time

Franklin Street

Unknown Photo

All I know about this cabinet card is that it was taken in Johnstown. The man looks to be the kids grandfather. He looks just like silent comedy star - John Bunny if you ask me. 

Johns Street Bridge

Johns Street Bridge