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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

June 29, 1945: B-29s Start Huge Fires In Jap Shipyards, Sasebo

The Johnstown Tribune - June 29, 1945
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Miss Natalie Saula
Mr. & Mrs. P.J. Hall
2nd Lt. Clemence Hall
Lt. Thomas Paxton
Pfc. James Bolden
Welders Club of Johnstown
Tech. Sgt. Emigdio Ruiz
Blough Mennonite Church

Wertz the Druggist

Harry E. Wertz - Druggist - Corner of Main and Clinton Streets

Pfuhl for Council

Pull for Pfuhl - he'll pull for you

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

June 28, 1945: Receptive Senate Given First Report on Charter

The Johnstown Tribune - June 28, 1945
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Lt. Grant Bell
Lt. Jackson Crissey
Staff Sgt. John Gusty
Staff Sgt. William Kaufman
Staff Sgt. Jack Lewis
Staff Sgt. Ray Reese
Pfc. Florian Baxendale
Pfc. William Schork
Cpl. George Durkota
Pfc. Cyril Skunta

Victor Car Dealer

Victor Cadillac-Pontiac - Southmont Blvd

Trolley Time


Monday, June 27, 2016


Courtesy of Station brochures were a common promotional device in the 30's and 40's. Filled with photos of announcers and station staff as well as studios and transmitters, they were distributed by station clients. The newest addition to our collection comes from WARD in Johnstown, PA, and is from the late 40's. There are many others from all across the US and Canada. CLICK HERE to go to the entire brochure.

June 27, 1945: Truman Urges a Speedy Ratificaton of Charter

The Johnstown Tribune - June 27, 1945
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Layton Brandon
Fletcher - McPherson
Frederick Berghane
John Razwadowski
Thomas Armstrong
Stefanik - Benne
Pvt. Louis Bloomberg
Charles Daniel Stackhouse
Roman - Grove
Overberger - Bachman
Sgt. Robert Dwyer
First Lt. Samuel Wiand Jr.
Roxbury Church of the Brethren

1890's Horse Drawn Fire Wagon

A rare look at one of the old horse drawn fire wagons that was high tech for the 1890's. I have no idea which Johnstown neighborhood this is.
 I enlarged it to see if I could tell which company this might be - but you can't tell. But now you can see that on the right hand side behind the wagon is a guy standing next to the call box on the pole. When I was searching the internet to see around what year this wagon was from - I ran across this - CLICK HERE from a site on stuff from Disneyland and as you will see - the wagon matches up with the 1890's.

1943 Bus Schedule

Hutchison-Standing Bus Line - Johnstown to Bolivar - 1943 Schedule

Sunday, June 26, 2016

June 26, 1945: 153 Delegates Sign United Nations Charter

The Johnstown Tribune - June 26, 194.5
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New cable for Westmont Incline
New Coopersdale Bridge

Slice of Life

Downtown Johnstown - 1950's 

Johnstown from Cambria Plane

View of Johnstown from around 1915 as seen from the Incline Plane.

Friday, June 24, 2016

West End Couple - Mark Anniversary

 A clipping from the Tribune-Democrat dated 12 December 1936. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schubert of Stone Street - Morrellville celebrating their 50-th Wedding Anniversary. They were friends of my grandfather Lenz and his family.

McCrory's - Main Street

German Day - Island Park 1907

This is taken at Island Park - it was where St. Andrews Church is now. A German Day Celebration in 1907. 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

River Control Project

Army Corp of Engineers - working on the River Control Project

Trying to Stay Cool

 Old Leitenberger Ad - get yourself an air conditioned Plymouth.

Monday, June 20, 2016