Newsletter Back Issues: 1999

Newsletter Back Issues: 1999

  • Newsletters from 1999

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Vol. 02, No. 01; Spring 1999

Panther Spring
Letter received from Fleetwood Historical Society regarding the Pinnacle Panther
Includes article from Reading Eagle dated 1925 tilted 'The Story of Berks County' by FW Balthaser also about the Pinnacle Panther.

Bailey Lumber Company, Part 2
The history of the Lumber Company covering the period from 1940's to 1999.
Part 1 appears in Vol. 01, No. 04; Winter 1998

Kutztown Patriot, Saturday October 5, 1907, The Attendance and Teachers of That Township, Twenty-Seven Enrolled at Wessnersville
Short article listing name of teacher and number of students enrolled on this school day in schools in Albany Township.

Vol. 02, No. 02; Summer 1999

Paul Deysher's Memoir of World War II
by Paul Deysher
An article on his experiences at age 24 as a draftee during World War II. The story takes you from training in camp to England, France and Germany. Included is a list of Combat dates and places.

Memories of the Homefront During World War II
by Marian Eliza Fetherolf Bond
A one page article on her experence as a local housewife waiting for her husband to come home from the war.

Vol. 02, No. 03; Fall 1999

Stony Run (formerly Wessnersville)
by Arthur K. Klingaman
Four page in-depth article written in 1973 by Arthur K. Klingaman, a local historian on the history of the Village of Stony Run, established about 1815. Includes names and dates of original land owners, residents and industries, information on the stagecoach that traveled through town, and details of the Kunkle family homestead. Also includes a detailed map of the village dated 1876.

Vol. 02, No. 04; Winter 1999

History of Trexler Grain and Feed Warehouse
by Charles W. Ettinger
Written in 1946 by Charles W. Ettinger, daily columnist and The Roving Reporter for the Call-Chronical Newspapers, Allentown, PA. He devoted an entire column on the history of potato cutter manufacturing done in Trexler by Albert E. Trexler. 3 pages and one photo of a potato cutter machine.