Thank you Mr. Bates for showing us our town. : Thirty years of Mansfield's history and views preserved in photos. January 6th, Bert's birthdate, is Bert Bates Day in Mansfield.
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Main Street, Mansfield, Pa
North Main Street, Mansfield, Pa. [Bates Handwriting], people on the street, sepia, used. This is in front of Shepard's Clothing, later Garrison's, presently Bearly Enough and Bethany's Jewelry. Notice how the men all wore suits and gather in groups to chat with their neighbors and fellow townspeople. Bates' handwriting is recognizeable even when he has not signed the card.
Mansfield, Tioga PA.
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