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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.

On This Site: A History of the Campus and the Home of the President Book Cover

On This Site: A History of the Campus and the Home of the President

Before there was Springettsbury Avenue, George Street, or Country Club Road, the area that now includes the President’s home and the campus of York College was inhabited by indigenous peoples of the Iroquois nation and was later part of the lands granted to William Penn by King Charles II of England. This booklet tells the story of this land in words and pictures.

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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