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The AMF facility in Glen Rock is listed among the nineteen York County war production plants granted the Army-Navy “E” Award during World War II. The “E” Award is for Excellence in Production; it was the highest honor given industry in recognition of outstanding production of necessary war materials. A

Glass Shiny-Brite ornaments, purchased at Woolworth’s in York, have decorated our Christmas trees since the 1950s. In the 1960s production of Shiny-Brites moved to a plant in Emigsville. The Shiny-Brite brand was the brainchild of Max Eckardt; who began as a major importer of European Christmas ornaments. However, with the

The H. J. Freezer Company post of Tuesday quickly resulted in nine questions from readers. That military apparel company in Spring Garden Township was granted the Army-Navy “E” Award, for excellence in production, on June 27, 1944. In addition to replying individually to the e-mails, I’m sharing the answers in