Billy Glenn – The Amusement Man
L-R: Ed Riney (driver), William G. Warnock, Frank Sloan, Billy Glenn

Billy Glenn – The Amusement Man

  • Post Category:1900-1929

By Betty Hoover DiRisio, LCHS Volunteer Billy Glenn was born in Portersville in 1874. Prior to coming to New Castle he operated a concession at Rock Springs Park in Chester,…

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An Aristocrat Bootblack

By Betty Hoover DiRIsio, LCHS Volunteer "Judge" was a former black slave, born in Virginia. He came North sometime after his emancipation. He was at one time married, but later…

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New Castle’s Carnegie Library?
Atlanta Georgia

New Castle’s Carnegie Library?

  • Post Category:1900-1929

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Between 1883 and 1929, 1679 libraries were built in the United States with Andrew Carnegie Library construction grants. In 1900, New Castle requested $75,000…

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The Show Must Go On! (Warner Brothers)
1907 Cascade Theatre
New Castle Pennsylvania

The Show Must Go On! (Warner Brothers)

  • Post Category:1900-1929

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Harry, Sam and Abe Warner started out in the film business in a makeshift tent in the backyard of their Youngstown, Ohio home in…

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