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Wm. F. Gable Company Souvenir given at the opening of the Twelfth Avenue Store in September, 1928.  Contributor: Jim Kennedy

Olkowski - Dziarkowski group photo.  Ted Olkowski, Joe Olkowski, unidentified child, Stanley Gasiorowski, Martin Nogawka, Walter Olkowski (Ted and Joe’s father), Zig (Jorkasky) Dziarkowski. Probably early 1940s.  Contributor: Anita Karcz

Ss, Peter & Paul Ave Maria Society Officers, 1961 Jubilee photo.  Seated, left to right: Theresa Prugar, treasurer; Nellie Walker, secretary; Sophie Gasiorowski, financial secretary; Mary Kaminski, president.  Second row: Elsie Kisielnicki, Jennie Benjamin, Cecilia Galant, Ellen Filipiak, trustees.  Absent: Mary Rzasa, vice-president.  Contributor: Anita Karcz

Ss. Peter & Paul Elementary School Class of 1939.  Back row left to right:  Lucy Jorkasky Grimme, Sister Rita, Sister Euphrozine, Helen Gasiorowski.  Middle row, left to right: Patricia Jorkasky, Stephanie Bieniek, Stella Kocolowski Chislow.  Front row, left to right: Frank Adamiak, Melvin Slowik (Swovick ?)  Contributor: Anita Karcz

Ss. Peter & Paul Parish Ladies Group, 1960.  Front row, left to right: Sophie Gasiorowski, Mary Kisielnicki Rzasa, Mary Kaminski, Father Walter Wernowski, Cecilia Galant, Katherine Jaroniewski, Freda Krish  Back row, left to right: Rose Jorkasky, Theresa Prugar, Nellie Walker, Ellen Filipiak, Elsie Kisielnicki, Margaret Kocolowski, Claire Pokorny, Lucy Jorkasky, Jennie Benjamin, Veronica Kasiorek.  Contributor: Anita Karcz

Gearhart home, Altoona  Contributor: Sheree Robinette

Donald Leroy Gearhart, WWI, 1917  Donald died in France in 1918 just a few months before his son Donald Lynn Gearhart was born.  Donald was the son of John Fremont Gearhart.  Contributor: Sheree Robinette

Donald Lynn Gearhart  Contributor: Sheree Robinette

Donald Lynn Gearhart in uniform  Contributor: Sheree Robinette

Donald Lynn Gearhart with first wife, Marietta Thomas; Altoona, about 1937  Contributor: Sheree Robinette

Donald Lynn Gearhart with second wife Loretta Koon on wedding day in Jacksonville, FL. Also pictured is his mother Anna Maude Kearney Gearhart McClarren.  Contributor: Sheree Robinette

G. M. Gesser residence, 1918  Contributor: Gene Warner

Elva & Vera Gesser, Dedication Day, June 24, 1916  Contributor: Gene Warner

Joe Goclowski - Ronnie Galant Wedding, late 1940s.  Top row, left to right: Walter Twardon, Stephane Gasiorowski, Stanley Kaczor, Dorothy Ferenz.  Bottom row, left to right: Joe Goclowski (groom), Ronnie Galant Goclowski (bride), Henry Goclowski, Mike Galant, Helen Gasiorowski, Joe Pufka, Ann Olkowski Ronan  Contributor: Anita Karcz

Dorothy (Goetz) Bonsell, 1906-1988, wife of Harry Leonard Bonsell  Contributor: Sharon Miller

Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, 1422 4th Street, 1940s, interior showing the cloud ceiling.  Contributor: Jim Kennedy

Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, 1422 4th Street, 1960s, formed when Walnut Avenue and Chestnut Avenue M. E. Churches closed; built in 1914; building currently in use by another denomination.  Contributor: Jim Kennedy

Cloyd Grant in his ice wagon, in front of his father-in-law's carriage shop in 1916.  Cloyd delivered ice along 6th, 7th and 8th avenue in Altoona, according to his business ledger.   Contributor: Jim Kennedy

Cloyd & Evelyn (Delozier) Grant, 1916, on his Harley Davidson motorcycle in front of the Juniata Shops.  Contributor: Jim Kennedy

David Hamilton Grant family.  Back row, L-R: Mary Catherine (Smith) Grant (1/11/1840-8/18/1890), wife of James Grant; Amanda (Reffner) Grant (2/16/1861-5/13/1904), David Hamilton Grant (2/27/1864-11/22/1923).  Front row, L-R: Unknown; William James Grant, b. 12/5/1884.  The photo was probably taken before 1890.  Contributor: Jim Kennedy

Allegheny Furnace School, First Grade, May, 1928.  Miss Houtz is the teacher, and the arrow points to Georgiana (Grant) Parks.  Also in the photo, but unidentified, are Billy Ivory, Mary Miller, Bob Heinbaugh, Pearl Schmelzar, Kathleen Hess, Betty Keagy, Louise Conner, Vivian Brown, Pauline Foor, and Frances Porta.  Contributor: Jim Kennedy

Jacob Andrew Grove, born in Tyrone, married and raised his family in Crawford Co., died  7/25/1984, in Meadville, Crawford Co. PA  Contributor: Nancy Lorz

Thomas Eugene "Gene" Grove, son of Jacob and Mina McClincy Grove, born in Tyrone, 3/17/1921-2/2001, Ohio.  Contributor: Nancy Lorz

Anna Veach and James Grove  Contributor: Gene Warner

L-R: Carrie May (Gunsallus) Bonsell, 1885-1973, Lewilla (Gunsallus) Rutherford, 1879-1957, Albert Gunsallus, 1899-?, Francis ? (young girl), Hazel M. (Blackwood) Gunsallus, 1902-?.  Photo taken in Tyrone, PA.  Contributor: Sharon Miller

Charles Guthrie, Mrs. Guthrie, Mrs. Miller, Laton Miller  Contributor: Gene Warner

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