1950s Spotlight – Holiday Decorations Through the Years

Williamsport Technical Institute holiday decorations

Williamsport Technical Institute holiday decorations

The Penn College entrance dons its holiday best.

The Penn College entrance dons its holiday best.

Just as attention to quality education has remained an institutional hallmark for nearly a century, decorating the campus for the ho-ho-holidays has enjoyed its own continuity throughout history. In the archival photograph at far left, an illuminated Santa – his sack bursting with gifts for the Williamsport Technical Institute family – delivers “Season’s greetings” from a 1950s campus rooftop. In the adjacent photo, the main entrance to Penn College takes on the warm glow of bright lights and festive greenery.

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One Comment

  1. Dennis Correll says:

    Time may change things, but they still bring a smile to your heart. Thanks for digging out of the archives.

    Posted December 13, 2012 at 9:10 am

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