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By Joseph A. Lordi,Dolores I. Rowe

round Oxford positive aspects classic postcards and images from Oxford and the encircling sector, together with Lincoln University—the oldest African American establishment of upper studying in America—and Nottingham. With the arriving of the Philadelphia-to-Baltimore railroad in 1860, Oxford started to develop and prosper. as the region is without doubt one of the such a lot fertile areas of Pennsylvania, it turned a massive agricultural heart. in addition to carriage and sweet making, the encircling region produced vital industries, together with chrome and magnesium mining, pottery making, and the quarrying of limestone.

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