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Notes on newspaper articles about
West Chester (Pennsylvania) in 1959

by Jim Jones

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This file is intended to contain notes on articles that appeared in various newspapers (mostly the Daily Local News) in 1959. They have been edited for punctuation, spelling and grammar by Jim Jones of the History Department.

Disclaimer: These notes were collected for specific research projects. They do not include all of the articles in any issue, nor do they contain all of the information in any particular article. While every reasonable effort was made to insure its accuracy, the information on this website is presented AS IS without warranty, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy, timeliness, or completeness. It is intended as a resource for historians, and nothing more. To report an error, make a comment, or submit notes on additional articles, please contact Dr. Jim Jones.


Daily Local News (April 21, 1959) [notes by Chris Clancy 2011]

The Churches in the West Chester area held a contest to see which church could get the most students to come out to Sunday school consistently. The winner was Rice Temple, who saw an attendance increase of 165%.

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