"None can tell what a busy scene will be presented near these mines."
What do you do when the lights go out, the sirens come on, and the bombs begin to fall? A public announcement from 1942 told Pennsylvanians how to survive.
A writer and his friends rode the Reading Railroad in 1877 to write a travel guide. They reached the end of the line in Williams Valley.
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.
The Upper Dauphin Register describes the new town being constructed in Williams Valley in a September 1865 edition.
In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year 1877 was spent in economic desperation after a devastating mine fire.
In a report written in April 1857, Joseph Ostermann details his work in opening the Williamstown Tunnel in Upper Dauphin County.
In the spring of 1863, a series of strikes among miners stopped all work in the anthracite coal mines of Wiconisco Township.
Here's how citizens celebrated "the glorious Fourth" in Lykens, Pennsylvania during the dark years of the American Civil War.
A writer in Lykens, PA describes the town's Memorial Day ceremonies in May 1889.