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  • Donated by Larry and Lena Miller: Two seat cushions from the 40th reunion of the Jersey Shore High School Class of 1944
  • Donated by June E. Gillilardd: PA report of Dept. of Agriculture (2012) 
  • Donated by Hazel Gohl: Collection of books
  • Donated by Sue Miller:
    •    "The Tiadaghton Tale" by Helen Russel (1975)
    •    "The One Room School" Lycoming County's Legacy (1980)
    •    Ladies' outfit with hoop for under skirt, circa 1800
    •    Ladies' parasol, circa 1800
  • Donated by Cynthia K. Dobens: Attendance register, July 4, 1932 to July 4,1933 from the McKinney School grades 1 to 3
  • Donated by Dale and Jean Bickel: Framed picture of J.B. Batchelder of a scene in 1854 looking down from heights east of Jersey Shore
  • Donated by Dave Berfield: Video of the lime and grog kilns at Pine Creek
  • Donated by Linda Miller: George Clark's memorabilia from the Jersey Shore Post Office:
    • Postal scales used at the Main Street location until 1960 when the new office was built on Allegheny Street
    • Shadow box containing letter carrier memorabilia 
    • Post card showing the Allegheny St. Post Office.
  • Donated by Frank Schoendorfer: 33 1/3 rpm records of Jersey Shore band concerts, 1963 & 1965
  • Donated by John and Jane Naval: Two pair of ice skates worn by them when they were teenagers.
  • Donated by Louisa Atherton:
    • Fur collar belonged to her mother, Myra Ellis Atherton
    • Two fur muffs; one velvet shawl; beaver hat belonged to her father Benjamin
    • 25th Anniversary Booklet (1928 to 1953) of the Union National Bank
    • Collection of pictures of her family (class reunions, Eastern Star, etc.)
    • Girl Scout Handbook; calling cards used before telephones
  • Donated by Eileen Fisher: Her son's Navy uniforms worn from 1964 to 1969; blues and whites
  • Donated by Martha McCracken:
    • Dresses worn by Dorothy May Botts
    • Uniform worm by MSgt. Wes McCracken, Sr. in World War II
  • Donated by Bill Merket: Booklet "Six Selected Songs" 1912 belonged to Ruth E. Barto
  • Donated by Patricia Brown Greene:
    • Derby top hat belonged to John Hudson Brown
    • Constable badges of Sam Brown
    • Children's tea set used by Patricia Brown Greene
    • Lycoming College (Dickerson) pin
    • Beaded necklace belonged to Sarah Myers Brown 
    • Newspaper articles listing members of the Jersey Shore High School Class of 1947 enlisting in the Army
    • Ping makeup mirror used by Ruth Shurr when a nurse of Jersey Shore Hospital;
    • Spherical string holder (1970) belonged to Sam Brown
    • John & Sarah Brown's book "Leaves of Gold" 
    • 1936 and 1937 Jersey Shore High School yearbooks belonged to Betty Jane Brown 
    • 1949 commencement booklet, Jersey Shore High School 
    • Book "Bible Gems" 1908; "Fifth Year Music" 
    • Darning ball belonged to Sarah Brown
    • Flat iron belonged to Sarah Brown
    • Collection of books used by Pat Brown
    • Newspaper picture (1908) of Jersey Shore High School Band winning 1st prize at Firemen's Convention in Phillipsburg
  • Donated by Pat Hoffman:
    • Class of 1926 JSHS reunion picture
    • Francis Hoffman's certificate from 7th grade at Walnut School. June 1920, for attendance and punctuality
    • Holiday Ball patron booklets for 1982 and 1984 benefiting Jersey Shore Hospital
  • Donated by Daniel Harpster: His mother Myrtle Margaret Meeder's Diploma from the Training School for Nurses at the Sanford Hospital in Jersey Shore, Dec. 14, 1923.
  •  Donated from the estate of John & Jessie Bone:
    • Large framed and lighted 1869 map of the borough of Jersey Shore belonged to Catherine Painter Crawford, on loan to the Bones and eventually given to the Jersey Shore Historical Society
    • Basket of pictures belonged to Joe Grieco
    • Booklet of Jersey Shore Women's Club members, 1963
    • Minutes of the Child Conservation League of Jersey Shore from 1949
    • Pictures of 1934 Jersey Shore Class Reunion
    • Photo of charter members of the Jersey Shore Rotary Anns.
    • First year members of the Jersey Shore Library Club
    • Jersey Shore Town Meeting program of July 1975 (placed in Town Meeting folder)
    • Scrapbooks of Jersey Shore Women's Club: 1959 to 1961

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