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York County Academy: The oldest school in our lineage, 1921

The York County Academy Class of 1921 pose for a photograph in front of the building which stood at 153 North Beaver Street, York, Pa.

The building was razed in 1966.

The York Collegiate Institute: the 2nd school in our lineage

York Collegiate Institute's first building

This rare photograph of the first York Collegiate Institute building was taken in 1873.

1956: Lambda Sigma Chi

The sisters of Lambda Sigma Chi on Fun Nite. This photo was taken in the lounge of the first York Junior College building located on College Avenue & Duke Street.


York College Archives Publications

Why We Rock Book Cover

Why We Rock

Stories from York College of Pennsylvania's first 231 years.

Featured Photograph

Cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Theater Company, 1984

York College Community Opportunity Scholarship Program: 2007

YCCOSP Jump Start students & staff at the entrance to the Center For Community Engagement, York.

York College of Pennsylvania

1971: Staff of the student publication, Back Pages.

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