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Share our heritage: Poverty Day parade

Pictured is a postcard featuring a Poverty Day parade on Allen Street in State College.
Pictured is a postcard featuring a Poverty Day parade on Allen Street in State College. Photo provided

Today’s photo is from Connie Randolph. It features a postcard of a Poverty Day parade on Allen Street in State College.

According to Randolph, the Gregory family started their business with a candy store, which can be seen to the left in the photo. They later had the Holiday Inn on South Atherton Street, where the Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center is now located.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past. Readers are welcome to submit photos to the CDT by mail, in person or by email at jmcallister@centredaily.com.

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