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Butcher shop, Cambria City, circa 1900.
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Butcher shop workers and shoppers pose outside of two Cambria City butcher shops. Each shop served different ethnic groups.

Credit: Courtesy of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association, www.jaha.org/

Signs on the windows of this Cambria City butcher shop advertise its products in Hungarian and English. Cambria City, like steel towns across the Commonwealth, was home to immigrants from many central and eastern European nations.

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