Leslie Miller of Duncansville submitted this photo from the 1960s. Her grandfather, Lester C. Wilson, is third from the right in the photo. Additional information was provided by Marcia Hinton of Hollidaysburg, who said the photo is of Piper’s Body Shop, 2324 Union Ave., Altoona. Employees were celebrating the birthday of Ed McGuire (front center). The company was owned by Hinton’s father, Fitz Piper, who is on the far right, and Hinton’s mother, May “Mazie” Piper, who is second from the right in the back. Also in the photo are Bill Johnson (second from right), Pete Tipton (directly behind the cake) and his brother, Mike Tipton (sixth from left) and Hinton’s aunts Marion “Hon” Piper (far left) and Mildred “Sis” Westley (kneeling).
Readers are encouraged to send or deliver old local photographs of general interest for use in Yesteryear. Information about people and places should be included. Photos must be 30 years old or older and should be sent to Yesteryear, Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, PA 16603, or delivered to the Editorial Department.