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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1976
Creator:
Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.). Research Committee.
Extent: 6 linear feet
On the occasion of the American Bicentennial celebrations of 1976, the Worcester Historical Society wrote A History of Worcester Township. The 556-page book tells the story of Worcester Township. The "History of Worcester Township" research collection, circa 1976, includes copies of newspaper clippings and other source materials, research notes, and drafts of text for the book. (View full finding aid.)
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"History of Worcester Township" research collection
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Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.). Research Committee.
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WHS.06
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6 linear feet
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circa 1976
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On the occasion of the American Bicentennial celebrations of 1976, the Worcester Historical Society wrote A History of Worcester Township. The 556-page book tells the story of Worcester Township. The "History of Worcester Township" research collection, circa 1976, includes copies of newspaper clippings and other source materials, research notes, and drafts of text for the book.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1935-1965
Creator:
Shearer, Christine, 1884-1968.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Christine Shearer (1884-1968) of Worcester, Pennsylvania began entering jingle-writing contests in the 1930s, and continued to enter and win such contests for over 25 years. Mrs. Shearer was active with the local Ladies' Aid Society, serving as its president. Her sister Irma Schultz also entered jingle-writing contests, although not as frequently. The Christine Shearer and Irma Schultz scrapbooks, 1935-1965, are comprised of scrapbooks created by Shearer and Schultz. The bulk consist of newspaper clippings, but of special interest are three scrapbooks which document the women's jingle-writing hobby. (View full finding aid.)
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Christine Shearer and Irma Schultz scrapbooks
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Shearer, Christine, 1884-1968.
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WHS.03
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1.5 linear feet
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1935-1965
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Christine Shearer (1884-1968) of Worcester, Pennsylvania began entering jingle-writing contests in the 1930s, and continued to enter and win such contests for over 25 years. Mrs. Shearer was active with the local Ladies' Aid Society, serving as its president. Her sister Irma Schultz also entered jingle-writing contests, although not as frequently. The Christine Shearer and Irma Schultz scrapbooks, 1935-1965, are comprised of scrapbooks created by Shearer and Schultz. The bulk consist of newspaper clippings, but of special interest are three scrapbooks which document the women's jingle-writing hobby.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1953-1982
Creator:
Cub Scouts. Pack 200 (Worcester, Pa.).
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is a youth organization for boys that was incorporated in 1910; the subgroup for younger boys, the Cub Scouts, was formally launched in 1930. Pack 200 in Worcester, Pennsylvania was founded in 1954. The Cub Scouts Pack 200 records, 1953-1982, include financial records, minute books, and advancement reports. (View full finding aid.)
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Cub Scouts Pack 200 records
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Cub Scouts. Pack 200 (Worcester, Pa.).
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WHS.08
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0.5 linear feet
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1953-1982
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The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is a youth organization for boys that was incorporated in 1910; the subgroup for younger boys, the Cub Scouts, was formally launched in 1930. Pack 200 in Worcester, Pennsylvania was founded in 1954. The Cub Scouts Pack 200 records, 1953-1982, include financial records, minute books, and advancement reports.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1916-1983
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Fairview Village Assembly.
Extent: 1.6 linear feet
The Fairview Village Assembly in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was organized in 1916 to advance the social and intellectual lives of the local farming community. The group constructed a meeting space that was used for lectures, entertainment, and religious observance. The Fairview Village Assembly records, 1916-1983, include minute books, stockholder records, and treasurer's reports. The collection also features a small amount of records from the Ladies' Auxiliary. (View full finding aid.)
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Fairview Village Assembly records
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Fairview Village Assembly.
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WHS.0108
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1.6 linear feet
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1916-1983
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The Fairview Village Assembly in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was organized in 1916 to advance the social and intellectual lives of the local farming community. The group constructed a meeting space that was used for lectures, entertainment, and religious observance. The Fairview Village Assembly records, 1916-1983, include minute books, stockholder records, and treasurer's reports. The collection also features a small amount of records from the Ladies' Auxiliary.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1880-1921
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Farmers Creamery Association of Center Point.
Extent: 1.3 linear feet
The Farmers Creamery Association of Center Point in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was founded in 1880. At that time, 84 farmers brought their milk daily to the creamery. The association dissolved in 1923, and the building was converted into apartment buildings the following year. The Farmers Creamery Association of Center Point records, 1880-1921, include minute books, check stubs, and stockholders lists. (View full finding aid.)
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Farmers Creamery Association of Center Point records
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Farmers Creamery Association of Center Point.
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WHS.0113
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1.3 linear feet
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1880-1921
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The Farmers Creamery Association of Center Point in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was founded in 1880. At that time, 84 farmers brought their milk daily to the creamery. The association dissolved in 1923, and the building was converted into apartment buildings the following year. The Farmers Creamery Association of Center Point records, 1880-1921, include minute books, check stubs, and stockholders lists.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1895-1959
Creator:
Farmers Union of Montgomery County.
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
The Farmers Union of Montgomery County, formed in Worcester, Pennsylvania in 1895, was organized to protect the welfare of local farmers as well as to advance the education and progress of the local agricultural community as a whole. The Farmers Union of Montgomery County records, 1895-1959, include administrative records of the Farmers Union. The bulk of the collection is financial records of the Farmers Hall Association, formed to erect the Union's meeting hall. (View full finding aid.)
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Farmers Union of Montgomery County records
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Farmers Union of Montgomery County.
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WHS.0114
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1.25 linear feet
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1895-1959
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The Farmers Union of Montgomery County, formed in Worcester, Pennsylvania in 1895, was organized to protect the welfare of local farmers as well as to advance the education and progress of the local agricultural community as a whole. The Farmers Union of Montgomery County records, 1895-1959, include administrative records of the Farmers Union. The bulk of the collection is financial records of the Farmers Hall Association, formed to erect the Union's meeting hall.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1970-1983
Creator:
Landes, Lester M., 1904-1983
Extent: 3.7 linear feet
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Lester M. Landes clippings collection
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Landes, Lester M., 1904-1983
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WHS.02
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3.7 linear feet
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1970-1983
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1961-1984
Creator:
Worcester Elementary School (Worcester, Pa.).
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
The Worcester Elementry School is located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania and is part of the Methacton School District. The Worcester Elementary School photograph albums, 1961-1984, consist of 20 volumes of class photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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Worcester Elementary School photograph albums
creator
Worcester Elementary School (Worcester, Pa.).
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WHS.01
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2.5 linear feet
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1961-1984
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The Worcester Elementry School is located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania and is part of the Methacton School District. The Worcester Elementary School photograph albums, 1961-1984, consist of 20 volumes of class photographs.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1788-1999
Creator:
Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.).
Extent: 6.5 linear feet
Worcester Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1733. It is comprised of three villages: Center Point, Fairview Village, and Cedars. The Worcester Historical Society local history collection, 1788-1999, includes documents, ephemera, photographs, correspondence, and other records from several local clubs, associations, and schools. (View full finding aid.)
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Worcester Historical Society local history collection
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Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.).
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WHS.07
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6.5 linear feet
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1788-1999
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Worcester Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1733. It is comprised of three villages: Center Point, Fairview Village, and Cedars. The Worcester Historical Society local history collection, 1788-1999, includes documents, ephemera, photographs, correspondence, and other records from several local clubs, associations, and schools.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
1927-2011
(Bulk: 1965-1985)
Creator:
Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.).
Extent: 4 linear feet
Worcester Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1733. It is comprised of three villages: Center Point, Fairview Village, and Cedars. The Worcester Historical Society map collection, 1927-circa 2011, comprises maps of Worcester and surrounding areas, with some maps of Pennsylvania or the United States. Many zoning maps are included. (View full finding aid.)
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Worcester Historical Society map collection
creator
Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.).
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WHS.05
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4 linear feet
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1927-2011
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1965-1985
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Worcester Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1733. It is comprised of three villages: Center Point, Fairview Village, and Cedars. The Worcester Historical Society map collection, 1927-circa 2011, comprises maps of Worcester and surrounding areas, with some maps of Pennsylvania or the United States. Many zoning maps are included.
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Worcester Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1870-1950
Creator:
Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.).
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Worcester Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1733. It is comprised of three villages: Center Point, Fairview Village, and Cedars. The Worcester Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1870-1950, consists of photographs collected by the Society, depicting people and places in Worcester. (View full finding aid.)
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Worcester Historical Society photograph collection
creator
Worcester Historical Society (Worcester, Pa.).
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WHS.04
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2.5 linear feet
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circa 1870-1950
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Worcester Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was formed in 1733. It is comprised of three villages: Center Point, Fairview Village, and Cedars. The Worcester Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1870-1950, consists of photographs collected by the Society, depicting people and places in Worcester.
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