Pennsylvania History Harvest

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    This photograph depicts the construction of the Sunbury Flood-Wall. The man seen in the photograph worked on the construction of the Fabridam, Route 80, and numerous power plants.
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    Interview with Steve Williams conducted during the Sunbury History Harvest, April 8, 2017
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    Interview with Steve Williams conducted during the Sunbury History Harvest, April 8, 2017
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    Sunbury photographer C. Elwood Fasold took these photographs of his daughter, Amy Fasold, as a young girl and post-mortem.

    It is believed that Amy died of scarlet fever at age ten. The post-mortem photograph was taken in the front room of the Fasold home, where a visiting and viewing would have occurred in the days leading up to Amy's burial.
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    This early colorized photo was produced by C. Elwood Fasold in his in-home studio in Sunbury. It depicts his children: Thelma, Forrest, Theryn, and Raymond.
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    Clement (C.) Elwood Fasold, an amateur photographer, was also a station master for PP & L and photographer for the Pennsylvania railroad.

    Due to his affiliation with the railroad, the Fasold's were able to travel very often. This picture depicts Sarah (background) preparing to board a Pennsylvania Canal boat.
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    During the early 1900's, C. Elwood Fasold (pictured left, with his wife, Sarah, on right) practiced as an amateur photographer in Sunbury. He created a darkroom to develop his film in a closet in his house. C. Elwood Fasold's photography included portrait and post-mortem photographs of family members. He also used burning, dodging, and colorization in some of his photographs.

    Beyond his own photography, C. Elwood Fasold worked as a station master for PP & L railroad and photographer for the Pennsylvania railroad.
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