Check out this list for induction into York County Arts & Entertainment Hall of Fame – Pt. 3
York, Pa.’s Mildred Reineberg became the film actress Elaine Ryan. Then she took the name Sister Mary Clare of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ community. Yorkblogger June Lloyd tells her story in York Woman Left Promising Acting Career for God. However briefly, the York native is another in a long list of York achievers in the world of arts & entertainment. Also of interest: Check out this list ready for induction in a York County Arts & Entertainment Hall of Fame – Pt. 1 and Hall of Fame, Part II and Who are these York County, Pa., people in silhouette?
The public has been weighing in ever since lists of achievers from York County with arts and entertainment ties have been published in the York Daily Record/Sunday News and on this blog.
Here are more nominees for Mayor’s Awards for the Arts, proposed as an annual event in the mold of the successful Governor’s Awards for the Arts evening in York earlier this year:
– Dave Boyer: singer, musician.
– Harry Lenker and John B. Hamme: architects who started with York’s prominent Dempwolf firm.
– Spring Garden Band, started as a Civil War regimental band and regularly performs today.
– Albert Bosshart, artist
– Peter Schaumann, artist.
– Walt Partymiller, artist and cartoonist.
– William Falkler, artist.
– Lee Wolosky, opera singer, popular in Europe.
– Don Jacoby, trumpeter, band leader
– Andy Marlow, Frank Auputz, Walter Whiteley, acclaimed woodworkers.
And one more, a tenuous tie, but fun:
Famed actress Olivia de Havilland has family ties with noted 19th-century York architect Edward Haviland. Correspondence between the actress and York County Historical Society researchers in the archives of the York County Heritage Trust explore that kinship.