Gaslight News – February 2016

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    Durborow, Evening Public Ledger, Feb 2, 1920 (1884x1461)
    Evening Public Ledger, Feb 2, 1920

    This looks like some February fun. February 1920, that is. Imagine zooming around on the Delaware ice by the Riverton Yacht Club in one of those crafts! Products of the inventive Hollingsheads, they even named the sailing rig on the left “The Whiz” after the trademarked line of household and automobile products that the R.M. Hollingshead company manufactured. Richard M. Hollinghead Jr, son of the founder, rose to the position of chairman of the board in the family business, but the world knows him better for his invention of another source of classic family fun – the drive-in movie.

  • See two program announcements and read our thank-you notes.

Click here to view issue #164_Gaslight_News Feb16

Published by

John McCormick

Teacher at Riverton School 1974-2019, author, amateur historian, Historical Society of Riverton Board Member 2007-2023, newsletter editor 2007-2023, website editor 2011-2023

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