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1 Bailey, Bernadine. Picture Book of Pennsylvania. Pictures by Kurt Wiese.
Chicago: Albert Whitman and Company, 1950. First Edition. 
Signed by the artist. Oblong octavo, cloth with color illustration on front cover, (28) pp. Color illus., b & w illus. Fine in a torn dust jacket. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2 Barton, Michael. An Illustrated History of Greater Harrisburg: Life by the Moving Road. Pictorial Research by Irwin Richman and John Beck.
Sun Valley, CA: American Historical Press, [199]. 
Quarto, green leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, 224 pp. Fine, in a Fine dust jacket. A remarkable collection of stories, a wonderful inside view of Greater Harrisburg and Harrisburghers as seen on a crucial day that changed history, or merely one that typified it. A meticulously researched chronology, enlivened with fascinating details and period photos, enhances the main text. From ordinary activity to extraordinary accomplishment, author michael Barton gives us scenes of Greater Harrisburg that bring past and present to vivid life. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Centennial Committee, Conneaut Lake. Conneaut Lake...Thru a Century, 1858-1958: Conneaut Lake Area Centennial Celebration.
Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania: Centennial Committee, Conneaut Lake, 1958. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, illus. blue stapled wrappers), [60] pp. Very Good+, with light rubbing to covers. Illustrated with numerous b&w photos of Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Comfort, William Wistar. The Quakers: A Brief Account of Their Influence on Pennsylvania.
Gettysburg: Pennsylvania Historical Association, 1948. Pennsylvania History Studies, No. 2. 
Octavo, stiff pictorial wrappers, stapled, ii, 65 pp. Illus. Near-Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Diehl, F. Thomas with Diane Marcou. Bells Landing and Beyond: A 20th Century Journey.
Clearwater, FL: F. Thomas Diehl, (1998). 
Signed by F. Thomas Diehl and Diane Marcou. Octavo, paperbound (stiff grey b&w photo illus. wrappers), 267 pp. Illustrated with numerous b&w photos. From lower cover: Bells Landing and Beyond is the life journey of Tom Diehl, born February, 20, 1909...His earliest stories are of an era when work was harder and days seemed shorter. These early tales of a rural Pennsylvania youngster bring to mind John Greenleaf Whittier's ‘barefoot boy with cheek of tan.”...Tom grew into a young man, married and prospered -- and still remained unsophisticated...Tom Diehl may represent Everyman, the unsung, unknown, seldom thought of as heroes men and women whose values and strengths are embedded in the matrix of American society. It is in their ordinaryness that their uniqueness shines. Read of one man's life. Imagine all the others who lived the fullness of this century. Imagine all the changes they've seen. If you're elderly, you've been there. iI you're young, it all lies ahead. Life is, as Tom Diehl's stories illustrate, what you make it. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Goldsmith, Scott. Carnegie Mellon: A Time to Remember.
Louisville: Harmony House Publishers, (1989). 
Quarto, navy blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 112 pp. Fine (As New) in a Near-Fine dust jacket. From jacket: Photographer Scott Goldsmith takes us on a fascinating photographic journey to the quintessential Carnegie Mellon University. In page after page of dazzling image-making, he shows us the beauty of the buldings and grounds, the rhythms of its academic life, the spirit of its athletics, and the depths of the traditions of the University. Accompanying these full-color pictuers are reflections on Carnegie Mellon from decades of administrators, faculty, alumni, and friends; and 16 pages of rare historical photographs taken from the University's archives. *The large size of this volume requires extra shipping fees for expedited or international orders. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Houts, Mary Davidoff and Pamela Cassidy Whitenack. Images of America: Hershey.
Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, (2004). 
Octavo, paperbound (slick, stiff, photo. illus. wrappers), 128 pp. Fine. From lower cover: In 1903, successful candy maker Milton Hershey began a new enterprise that many people thought was doomed. he planned to build the biggest chocolate factory in the world, and a town to house its employees. The location he chose, near his birthplace in rural Derry Township, Pennsylvania, was most unlike the traditional factory settings of the era. Hershey is the pictorial history of what happened next. Through period photographs, may of them in print for the first time, and engaging narrative, Hershey reveals how the place, the people, the industrial age, and Milton Hershey himself contributed to the success of his scheme. Hershey includes an introduction to the history of Derry Township, tracing it from Milton Hershey's birth in 1857 to his returning in the early 1900s. The book follows the intertwining stories of Milton Hershey's life, the growth of his chocolate company, the development of the school for needy boys that he endowed with his entire fortune, and the evolution of his model company town. The transformation of Hershy into a tourist destination and its survival after the death of its founder in 1945 conclude this chronicle of an American dream come true... 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Hubley, John E. Hilltop Heritage: Shippensburg State's First Hundred Years.
Shippensburg, PA: Public Relations Office of Shippensburg State College, 1971. First Edition, First Printing, As Stated. 
Quarto, paperbound (stiff, stapled, illus. wrappers), 85 pp. Very Good, with edgewear and light soiling to covers. From foreword: Dr. John E. Hubley...has presented in an able and fascinating manner the establishment and development of one of Pennsylvania's state colleges. The book was written for publication during the 1970-71 academic year, the Centennial for Shippensburg State College...Hilltop Heritage presents the transition of Shippensburg State College from the role of a private, single-purpose institution training future teachers to its present role as a multi-purpose insttitution of public higher education with programs in the Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and Teacher Education, not only at the undergraduate level but at the graduate level as well... 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Klein, Frederic Shriver. Since 1787: The Franklin and Marshall College Story.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1968. First Edition. 
Octavo, blue boards & grey cloth (hardcover), 45 pp. Fine. From Foreword: This is the story of two early American colleges which became one, and combined in their union some of the most significant educational philosophies of the western world. It is a story of ideas and men -- the really great ideas which made the liberal arts college distinctly characteristic on the American scene, as unique as the New England town meeting or the clipper ship; and truly outstanding men who were serious scholars, inspiring teachers, and universal humanists in their interests and attainments. It is a story of constant change from 1787 to the present, as new challenges and new problems brought new methods and new experiments and new opportunities. But it is also a record of consistent confidence in an ideal, for from the very first year of its founding, nothing was permitted to divert this College from constant emphasis on the fundamental philosophies which had brought it into being...” 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Levis, Robert; et. al. The Story of Gannon University: Education on the Square.
Erie, PA: Gannon University Press, [1985]. 
Octavo, brown cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 208 pp. Illustrated. Inscription by retired professor at college; otherwise, Fine, in Fine (As New) dust jacket. Cotents: Erie, Where It All Began; The Newsboys' College; The Veterans' College; A Second Beginning; Growth Years, 1956-1977; From College to University; Pillars of the University; Current Faculty; Former Faculty; Bibliography; Student Roster of Cathedral College, 1933-1941. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Naeve, Milo M. 150 Years of Philadelphia Painters and Paintings. Selections from the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art. Introduction by John C. Van Horne.
Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadephia, 1999. 
Large octavo, dark green full-color illus. wrappers (softbound), 48 pp. Fine. Illustrated. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 North, T. C. Annual Report of the Borough Manager to the Burgess, Members of Council and Citizens of Blairsville, Pennsylvania For the Year Ending in December 31, 1927.
Borough Council: Officials Borough of Blairsville, 1928. 
Octavo, stapled illus. wrappers (paperbound), 31 pp. Fine. Illustrated with b&w photos. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Row, S. B. Clearfield County: Or, Reminiscences of the Past, 1859.
Clearfield, PA: Catherine Gaylor Holloway and Sara J. Stephenson, [2000]. 
Quarto, brown boards, gilt letters, 131 pp, followed by Indexes. Photos, drawings, maps, indexes added to the original text. Mr. Row published the historical record of Clearfield County in a series of weekly articles in teh ‘Raftsman's Journal,' beginning in the May 4, 1859 issue and ending in the December 28, 1859 issue, titled Clearfield County: Or, Reminiscences of the Past...This 2000 publication is the first time Row's History is in book form...”Important in the setting of the scenes, the feelings, the anecdotes and the artistry of the literature of its time period, as well as providing much data about our county's first six decades...” 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Snyder, Charles M. Buggy Town: An Era In American Transportation. An Oral Traditions Project.
Lewisburg, PA: Oral Traditions Project of the Union County Historical Society, [1984]. 
Quarto; stiff, full-color illus., stapled wrappers (paperbound); 80 pp. Very Good+, with slight wear to covers. Illustrated with numerous photos, ads, drawings. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Walton, Richard J. Swarthmore College: An Informal History.
PA: Swarthmore College [1986]. 
Folio, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, xiii, 152 pp. Near-Fine, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light edgewear. Illustrated with numerous photos. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Weiser, Rev. C. Z. The Life of (John) Conrad Weiser, The German Pioneer, Patriot, and Patron of Two Races.
Reading, Pa.: Daniel Miller, Publisher, 1899. 
2nd edition. Octavo, cloth, 140 pp. Frontispiece. Good; moderate shelf wear, lacks front endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania: A Guide to the Keystone State. Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Pennsylvania. American Guide Series. Illustrated.
New York: Oxford University Press, . Co-Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the University of Pennsylvania. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), map illus. endpapers, xxxii + 660 pp. Very Good+, with foxinging to endpapers and neatly inked notation to ffep; in a badly torn dust jacket. From dust jacket: Perhaps no other American area of comparable size can look back upon a more interesting, more dramatic, more colorful past than can Pennsylvania, the great Commonwealth that has grown from Penn's Woods. In its broad valleys once roamed prehistoric monsters. Geologic forces have stored within its boundaries a variety of useful minerals, including the only coal of its kind in the world and the best crude oil for lubricating purposes. It has served as the experimental ground for many religious doctrines, economic theories, and political precepts. It contains not only the birthplace of our nation, but the battlefield upon which our national unity was assured... 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Zook, John G. Historical and Pictorial Lititz. With Numerous Illustrations.
Lititz, PA: Express Printing Company, (1905). 
Octavo, red blind-stamped cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 216 pp. Good+, with rubbed covers and chip to tip of spine. Illustrated with b&w plates. Contents: Lititz, a Poem; Early History of Litiz; The Lititz Moravian Church; Trinity U.E. Church; Lutheran Church; United Brethren Church; German Baptist Church; Linden Hall Seminary; The Y.M.C.A.; Litiz Springs; The W.C.T.U.; Beneficial Orders; Prof. John Beck; Lititz Directory; Warwick Directory; The Village of Warwick; Lititz as a Musical Center; The Symphony Club; A Chronological History of Litiz; Fire Companies of the Past and Present; Lititz Schools; Industrial History of Lititz. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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