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Mansfield Cards

History Center Playing Cards

The History Center has a new gift item. Joyce has created a playing card deck that features pictures and historical notes of Mansfield's history. The cards sell for $10 per deck ($9.50 for History Center Members) or five or more decks $9.50 each. Shipping is free.

Cards are available at The History Center on Main Street, or you can use the PayPal button on this page. Contact: or 570-250-9829.

You can also purchase by mail from The History Center on Main Street, 83 North Main Street, Mansfield, PA 16933.


History Center Books


Mansfield's Early Photographers.
Joyce M. Tice

The book is ...64 pages and covers the lives and work of our area photographers from the mid 1850s to the 1930s. It is profusely illustrated with examples of their work and stories of the people and places they photographed.Joyce discusses the book on Conversations with Dennis Miller(youtube video).

The price for History Center members is $13.00 and the non member price is $16.00.

how we do things
How We Do Things: Exaggeration Postcards of A.S. Johnson Jr. 1909-1923. (temporarily out of stock)
Joyce Tice

Book cataloguing the exaggeration postcards of Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr from 1909 to 1923 is off the press. These are depictions of turn of the century rural life full of humor and over-sized produce, fish and unlikely traffic events. Joyce discusses the book on Conversations with Dennis Miller(youtube)

The price for History Center members is $15.00 and the non member price is $20.00.

bits and pieces
Bits and Pieces: Mansfield from the Beginning.
Chester P. Bailey. Edited and illustrated by Joyce M. Tice

Collection of Mansfield facts, anecdotes, newspaper articles and other snippets written, gathered or edited by Chester Bailey over the course of 8 decades as owner of the Mansfield advertiser and local historian.  $10


150 years
150 Years of Photographic History: The Borough of Mansfield and Mansfield University.
Compiled and annotated by Joyce M. Tice and Stephen M. Orner. Introduction by Dennis Miller

Sesquicentennial book, 2007.  Photographic history of the Mnsfield borough and university.  Mansfield Borough and Mansfield University were both born in 1857.  This photographic history covers the intricately related evolution of both through the years.    $15. 

Images of America:  Wellsboro.  Ann C. Benjamin and Michael J. Cooney (Arcadia Publishing Co.)

Photographic History Using archival photographs and recorded history of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.  $22.  $20 for members

One Bullet Beyond Justice.
Dennis Miller

Nora Hawks must overcome her own inner demons as she battles to survive in a world where men want to kill her as a "prize." One Bullet Beyond Justice is the sequel to the highly acclaimed One Woman's Vengeance. Nora Hawks is one of the strongest, most realistic female heroes to come along in years. "She came back from the dead to kill. Now she kills to stay alive." $16


Come to the Fair
Chester P. Bailey. 

The Great Mansfield Fair and related history 1852-1956.  “The factors that have made the Mansfield fair the most successful and famous of the fairs of the northern tier, have also made Smythe park, where the fair is held, a synonym for grace and beauty”. $5

Knoxvillle, Tioga County Pennsylvania. 

Through the eyes of Willard Edgecomb, Early 1900s.  Photographic History.  Compiled by Leslie Edgecomb and Eugene Seelye.  $7

TC markers
Guide to the Historical Markers of Tioga County Pennsylvania.

Chester P. Bailey.   $5


Mansfield Borough
History of Mansfield Borough 1857-1957. temporarily out of stock)

George A Retan, PhD. Pictures collected by Chester P. Bailey. $20

Tioga Mountaineers, Company B, 101st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Infantry.  1861-1865

Chester P. Bailey.  Second printing with Diary of Francis M. Shaw.  $5

Original books about the Flood of June 1972:


Books are available at The History Center on Main Street.

To use the PayPal button on this page, contact the History Center at or 570-250-9829 with the details of the order, and use PayPal to pay the total amount. Add $3.00 for mailing.

You can also purchase by mail from The History Center on Main Street, 83 North Main Street, Mansfield, PA 16933. Add $3.00 for mailing.

The History Center now has made some of our books available on ebay. Our seller ID is histcent16933. Check them out to see if there are any you are missing. This is particularly helpful to those of you from out of town who don't have the chance to come in and see what we have.