Acquisition No.: 2013-62A-3
Title: Photograph Album 3 - Wanda Sanders.
Item History:

Albums No. 2013-62A-1 and 2013-62A-2 and were purchased from the estate of Wanda Sanders in July of 2013 (through Roland Sanders, her brother). Album No. 3 stayed with the family. In 2009 Wanda loaned me that album so that I could computer scan the images. She also provided me with any information she had on the photos. This album is a second generation version containing photo copies only.

The photo descriptions herein listed are based on interviews, research, and the author's knowledge of Bonneauville. Just a few sample photographs are shown on this page. The balance are available for viewing and photographing by appointment.

Interviewee names are coded per the following:

WS = Wanda Sanders, Hanover, PA, 2009 interview.

Photograph Descriptions: Album No. 3

3:1-1- Helen Keiser Sanders, Bonneauville, PA. May, 1934. (WS)

3:2-1- Richard and Helen Keiser Sanders family - Bonneauville, PA - 1947 Background-Bolein Brothers Texaco Garage. (WS)

3:3-1- Reverse: "Taken Sept., 1948. (WS) Place - In front of Bolin Brothers Garage. Picture of the little bus (30 passenger) "taken the day the bus was sold."

Richard and Helen Sanders of Bonneauville owned two buses which served New Oxford schools. (WS)

3:4-1- Beverly and Mary "Elaine" Sanders at Store on West Hanover St. in Bonneauville owned by Richard and Helen Sanders and rented to Francis Shanebrook at the time of this photo (early 1950's?) (WS)

3:5-1- St. Joseph's Church Cemetery, Bonneauville, PA 1951. (WS)

3:6-1- L to R Robert Sanders, Joseph Long, Roland Sanders. Firehouse in Background. About 1956. (WS)

3:7-1- Bolein Brothers Garage, Richard and Helen Sanders Children. - Bonneauville, PA. About 1950. (WS)

3:8-1- Richard and Helen Keiser Sanders of Bonneauville, PA. (WS)

3:9-1- Dale Sanders, Darlene Long. Background - Bonneauville firehouse on the square. (WS)

3:10-1- Bonneauville Fire Company - One West Hanover St. Bonneauville, PA. (WS)

3:11-1- Tommie Gebhart farm and blacksmith shop - foreground. Raymond "Tub" Gebhart farm - background. Walnut Lane, west Bonneauville, Pa - mid 1950's. (WS)

3:12-1- George Long - Saylor. Helen Keiser - lone girl, Photo's shot at the

"Back Alley", first block of East Hanover St. - North side. Barn destroyed by arson in early 1950's. (WS)

3:13-1- George Long and Helen Keiser, Bonneauville, PA. (WS)

3:14-1- Bonneauville nuns about 1950. Left to r. - Sister Mary Agnes sp?, Sister Joseph Leonor, Sister Cyrilla. All Sisters of St. Joseph's. (WS)


3:16-1- Helen Keiser of Bonneauville, PA. (WS)

3:17-1- Helen Keiser Sanders. (WS)

3:18-1- Darlene Long - Sisters of Christian Charity. (WS)

3:19-1- Through most of the 1960s and the early1970s this shrine to Saint Joseph stood in front of Saint Joseph's Convent in Bonneauville, PA. When Rev. Paul Rindos arrived in Bonneauville for his assignment to Saint Joseph's Church in 1973, he "thought it looked like an ice cream stand from a distance." It was removed soon thereafter. (WS)


3:21-1- Interior of Saint Joseph's Church in Bonneauville about 1950. (WS)

3:22-1- Richard and Helen Sanders family, West Bonneauville, PA. Background - BB Texaco Garage. Far background - "Kuhn Farm." (WS)


3:24-1- This magnificent Victorian Era house, the finest of its kind ever constructed in the Bonneauville, once defined the western boundary of the town. The building is still standing (2004) but has undergone considerable renovation since this photo was taken. (WS)

3:25-1- Richard and Helen Keiser Sanders wedding - Bonneauville, PA, May, 1934. (WS)

3:26-1- Norman Little residence and plastering business - West Hanover St., Bonneauville, PA about 1958. (WS)

3:27-1- Leroy and Geraldine Helwig Shanebrook - He was a WWII veteran. She ran "Deanies" Beauty parlor on Maple St. in Bonneauville for about five decades - well beyond the year 2000. (WS)




October 4, 1943 - May 6, 2013

Wanda T. Sanders, 69, of Hanover, died peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2013 at Hanover Hospital following a lengthy illness.

A daughter of the late Richard W. and Helen A. Keiser Sanders, she was born on October 4, 1943 in Gettysburg and spent her childhood years in Bonneauville before moving to Hanover. A 1961 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, she retired from Homewood at Plum Creek in 2010. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church and was an avid Penn State football fan. Skilled with her hands, she enjoyed making crafts, painting knick-knacks and stitching embroidery. She kept a large collection of rocks given to her by friends and family from their travels all over the world.

She is survived by her two sisters, Mary Elaine Kucs and her husband, Modris of Waynesboro, VA and Beverly S. Kress of Littlestown; five brothers, William B. Sanders and his wife, Rachel of York, Dale J. Sanders of Chevy Chase, MD, F. Wayne Sanders and his wife, Sue of Hanover, Roland R. Sanders of York and Robert H. Sanders of Gettysburg; eight nieces and nephews; 15 great-nieces and nephews, numerous cousins and her two dogs, who she loved unconditionally, Davey and Shane.-Hanover Evening Sun

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Location: Case IX
Acq. Date: 2013
Acquired from: Roland Sanders
Type: collection