While most of my local history research has focused on industrial development and urban revitalization, this work examines a darker period in the late 1960s when West Chester underwent the kind of decline that plagued small towns all over the country. The intersection of middle class flight, youth rebellion, drug culture, racial strife and official corruption led to a murder and a series of sensational trials that revealed the limits of justice under Pennsylvania state law.
- Jim Jones
Digital Commons @ West Chester University
Place of Publication
West Chester, PA
Jones, J. (2020). Once Upon a Time in West Chester. , 1-109. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.wcupa.edu/hist_facpub/26