Acquisition No.: 2016-09
Title: Photograph; Bonneauville Catholic War Veterans Dinner.
Item History:

This photograph of the Bonneauville Catholic War Veterans, their spouses and guests, was taken at Lincoln Logs Restaurant (2715 York Rd Gettysburg, PA 17325) about 1949. A banner over the stage reads "For God, For Country, For Home," the CWV organization's motto. An American and a CWV flag are displayed on the raised platform. Directly above the American flag is Rev. Leo Krichten, then of Bonneauville Parrish. The post was named for Fr. Krichten. He is the only individual in the group on stage, to be identified to date.

Individuals on the dining floor who have been identified to date are numbered on the photo key and listed below.

1. Bernard "Bun" Walters

2. Rita Walters

3. Clarence Claybaugh

4. Bernard "Bunk" Sneeringer

5. Ann Sneeringer

6. Ed Bowling

7. Millie Bowling

8. Betty Clabaugh

9. Joseph Clabaugh

10. Charles "Popeye" Shanebrook

11. Louise "Weesie" Weishaar

12. Ray Weishaar

13. Gene Weishaar

14. Mary Weishaar

15. Patricia Shanebrook

16. Frank Shanebrook

Lincoln Logs; "c-1940 faux-log attraction remains standing (2016.) Old match books advertised - it's different. (Quoted from: "The Lincoln Highway" - Butco, Brian - Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA. 2002.)

Ref: Father Krichten Catholic War Veterans Post 1342/ Catholic War Veterans Home Association Of Bonneauville Pa. 28 Hickory Ave

Bonneauville, Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Acq. Date: 2/26/16
Acquired from: Margaret and Richard Rosen
Price ($): gifted
Type: accession