A collection of photographs and postcards of churches in New Cumberland, PA., featuring historic buildings in black and white. The collection also includes a couple of more church service programs and photographs of turn of the 20th century church groups. less
Photographs and postcards depicting various organizations, such as the town band and women's clubs, and employee groups, like the Buttorff and Kline carpet factory workers.
Several issues of Town Topics newspaper published in New Cumberland (1905 and 1907). Clippings and photocopies of clippings from 1881-1889, featuring New Cumberland residents and businesses more in local newspapers, probably The Morning Call and The Observer. Clippings are from a scrapbook. less
"NC Hi" was a magazine published several times a year by the students of New Cumberland High School, beginning in the fall of 1927. Each edition more generally contained a feature story, thoughts from the Editor, sports news, school news, jokes, black and white photographs, and illustrations. Advertisements for local businesses are placed throughout the magazines. less
Photographs of New Cumberland during the Flood of 1936 which occurred March 18-20, 1936 when warmer weather caused the winter's heavy accumulation of snow and ice more to melt. Situated along the banks of the Susquehanna River and bordered by the Yellow Breeches Creek, New Cumberland experienced extensive flooding from the east and the south. less
Photographs of the New Cumberland Public Library and library functions, as well as some flyers and documents from library programs, primarily from 1975 on.
Photographs of various occasions celebrated by New Cumberland, including the 1906 Old Home Week and Geary Celebration, World War I Homecoming, and the dedication of the more John Geary White state historical marker. less
This collection includes photographs of school buildings, students, and teachers; scanned programs from school performances or athletics; and miscellany related to student activities.
William D. Bailey, from Dillsburg, Pa., served as a surgeon with the 78th Pennsylvania Volunteers, under Colonel Sirwell. He enlisted March 14, 1863, was promoted from more Assistant Surgeon, July 26, 1864; he was discharged November 4, 1864 due to the expiration of his term. This diary covers the period of March 27 to October 3, 1863. Later pages include some home remedy recipes, accounts, and miscellany. less