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Some of my recent posts have covered motion pictures and other forms of entertainment around York County in 1938. For a few hours local people could be distracted from the toll taken by the depression, which had dragged on for nine long years. Click below for the previous posts. Movies.

York Mayor Ephraim Hugentugler had his hands full in the fall of 1917. He hauled many locals into his police court for furnishing liquor to soldiers stationed at the temporary training camp at Gettysburg. The soldiers also got themselves arrested for drunkenness or being disorderly, a charge that sometimes meant