Undertakers in Harrisburg found their morgues full of flu victims in October 1918 with no way to give them proper burials.
Central Pennsylvania celebrated war-time Christmas in 1917 by welcoming soldiers on leave, big turkey dinners, and plenty of snow.
The Harrisburg Telegraph published hundreds of letters to Santa Claus in its December 1904 issues. They reveal pictures of life in the first decade of the 20th century.
1917 marked the first war-time Thanksgiving in more than 50. Central Pennsylvania marked the holiday quietly... for the most part.
A storekeeper in Harrisburg saved a family's holiday by shooting dead an escaping turkey on a busy city street.
A journalist in Central Pennsylvania reports on his ride aboard the Lykens Valley Railroad in the fall of 1833.
What do you do when the lights go out, the sirens come on, and the bombs begin to fall?
Baseball fans from Upper Dauphin County gathered in Harrisburg in August 1919 to watch a local hero play for the Cincinnati Reds on City Island.
A writer in Lykens, PA describes the town's Memorial Day ceremonies in May 1889.
In May 1942, vast swaths of Central Pennsylvania went dark. Local air raid wardens planned blackout drills to prepare for enemy bombers.