Pyle: Mrs. James I. Pyle Scrapbook, 1949-1952

Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Object ID: MG0434, Box R005

Title: Mrs. James I. Pyle Scrapbook, 1949-1952


Extent: 1 volume

Creator: Mrs. James I. Pyle, compiler.

Repository: LancasterHistory (Organization)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 22

Description:   In the Mrs. James I. Pyle Scrapbook, there is a wide selection of articles about Lancaster, Pennsylvania and the United States. The scrapbook contains information about the local 4-H Clubs, Lancaster County Historical Society, and Woolworth’s department store. Various local materials are housed within the scrapbook, including marriage and anniversary announcements, obituaries, and newspaper clippings. The United States information develops historical context for the time period displaying information about atomic weapons, the economy, politics, communism, and the Korean War. A variety of prominent names also appear in the book such as George L. Heiges, Frederick L. Homsher, General Douglas MacArthur, and Joseph McCarthy.