Krone: Herbert Krone Papers, 1917-1971

Call Number:  MG-353

1 box     8 folders     .25 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 8

Description:  Herbert B. Krone was a columnist for the Lancaster New Era. This collection contains Mr. Krone’s 1917 draft registration for WWI, membership cards for local organizations and press passes.

Creator:  Krone, Herbert B.

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

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

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Source unknown.

Administrative/Biographical History:  Mr. Krone was featured in the 16 July 1956 episode of the TV series “The Big Story.”

Custodial History:  Transferred from the Objects Collection, 2002.195, 11 August 2004. 


Folder 1

Insert 1  Registration Certificate for WWI draft registration. 5 June 1917.

Local Board #2, Lancaster, PA. Notification of draft classification.  12 February 1918.

Insert 2  Taxpayer receipt for 1918.

Insert 3  Handwritten note from Recruiting Officer regarding not being accepted in the U.S. Army Signal Reserves. No date.


Folder 2

Insert 1  Various WWII press passes, registrations and assignments for Departments of Civil Defense, Office of Price Administration and Public Relations.  1942.

Insert 2  WWII ration gas cards, mileage records, and ration coupons.


Folder 3

Insert 1  Membership cards for Lamberton Lodge No. 476 (Masons). 1933, 1947, 1968, 1970.

Insert 2  Two membership cards for the Mountville Fire Company #1. 1944/1945 and 1949.

Insert 3 Membership card for the Lancaster Kennel Club.  20 January 1947.

Insert 4  Two membership cards for the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. 1968, 1970.

Insert 5  Four membership cards for Joseph T. Kingston for the Civil War Round Table of Lancaster. 1976-1981.

Insert 6  Two voter registration cards. 1 July 1937, 22 May 1952.

Insert 7  Three licenses to carry firearms. 5 October 1946, 6 October 1947, 15 August 1960.


Folder 4

Insert 1  Two Lancaster Police Department courtesy cards. 1930, 1933.

Insert 2  Five New Era press passes for Lancaster City Police and Fire Departments. One card dated 12 January 1942.

Insert 3  Lancaster County Court  AP press pass. 13 March 1950.


Folder 5

Insert 1  Three press passes to Franklin & Marshall sporting events. 1935, 1947, 1948.

Insert 2  Five press passes to Franklin & Marshall events. Two general passes, 1935-1936. One football pass, 1944. Two Working Press passes for the Press Box. 1946, 1949.


Folder 6

Insert 1  Six Lancaster Baseball Club “Red Roses” press passes. Signed by Norman A. McClaws and W. D. Cowdreck. 1944, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1949 and 1950.

Insert 2  Hershey Stadium AP press passes. Signed by Alexander Stoddart. 1940.

Insert 3  Eight Hershey Sports Arena AP Working Press passes. Signed by Alexander Stoddart.  1940-1949.

Insert 4  Two Hershey Sports Arena Working Press passes. For Jack Martin, Lancaster News, 1941-1942 season. For Donald M. McCollough, Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, 1946-1947 season.

Insert 5  Three Hershey Sport Arena Working Press passes for Herb Krone, Lancaster Newspapers. Signed by Lloyd S. Blinco. 1968-1971 seasons.

Insert 6  Three Hershey Sports Arena parking passes. Hockey season. Signed by Lloyd S. Blinco and S. M. Carpenter. 1968-1971 seasons.

Insert 7  Three membership cards for the Hershey Hockey Writers and Sportscasters Association.  1968-1971 seasons.

Insert 8  Two American Hockey League (AHL) press passes, Lancaster Sunday News.  1968-1971 seasons.


Folder 7

Insert 1 Three passes to Rocky Springs Park Pool (2) and Ballroom (1). Signed by T. C. Cathey and James Fligari. 1947-1948.

Insert 2  Five circus passes for Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus (3), 1946-1947; King Brothers Circus (1), no date; and Hagenbeck, Wallace, & 4 Paws Sells Brothers Circus (1), no date.

Insert 3  Pass to “Roadside America” Miniature Village on Route 22 in Hamburg, PA.   No date.

Insert 4  Three passes to the Warner Brothers Theatres. 1933, 1944-1945. Envelope and two tickets to the Relief Theatre. No Date.


Folder 8  Two Pennsylvania Railroad press passes for the Republican National Convention, June 1948 and the inaugural trip on the New Pennsy Aerotrain, 5 January 1956.