Korean War and Local News, August 1950-April 1951

Collection:  The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box 056

Title: Korean War and Local News, August 1950-April 1951

Dates: August 1950-April 1951

Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Unknown.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 22


Description:  The majority of this scrapbook is composed of information on the Korean War, atomic weapons and communism.  There is a lot of emphasis on the life of a soldier in Korea.  Some of the articles on soldiers are specifically about Lancaster natives.  Other local newspaper clippings compiled in this book include information about the Amish community, festivals, crime and disasters (storms, fires, accidents, etc.). Various locations are mentioned, such as Egypt; Korea; Europe; New York, New York; and Mount Joy, Ephrata, Marietta, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania.


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:  Korean War, 1950-1953.

Nuclear weapons.

War and society.

World War II, 1939-1945.


Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Marietta (Pa.)

Lancaster (Pa.)

Ephrata (Pa.)


Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 75.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

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