Industry in Lancaster County, 1930-1940

Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 043

Title: Industry in Lancaster County, 1930-1940


Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 22


Description:  The main industry presented in this scrapbook was agriculture in Lancaster County.  This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings referencing farm crops, livestock and vegetables.  Some articles reveal leisure sites within Lancaster County like Musser Park, Landis Valley Museum, Hershey Museum, Hamilton Club, and Watt and Shand Department Store.  While the majority of the book focuses on Lancaster County, other locations are mentioned including York County, Harrisburg, New York City, and New York State. There are obituaries and anniversary announcements in addition to newspaper articles. Industry in Lancaster County constructs a well-rounded perspective on industry and social life of citizens in the area. Judge Benjamin C. Atlee and J. G. Homsher are names that occur frequently.


Conditions for Access:  Please fill out a call slip for viewing.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.


Subjects:  Agriculture — Pennsylvania — Lancaster County — History.

Tomato growers.

Tomato industry — United States.

Livestock breeding.

Animal industry.

Livestock — Pennsylvania.

Museums — Pennsylvania.

Lancaster County (Pa.). — History, local.

Lancaster County (Pa.) — Population.

Pennsylvania  — Politics and government.

Lancaster (Pa.).

Harrisburg (Pa.).

Columbia (Pa.).


Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)



Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 118.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.