Jake Daubert started his professional baseball career in Lykens, PA in 1906. He quickly rose to the big leagues.
Dr. Charles H. Miller grew up in Lykenstown, PA in the decade before the Civil War.
Corporal Raymond Holwig died during the fight for the strategically important Pacific Island in July 1944.
Clarence Holland was 16 when he first experienced battle during the bombardment of San Juan in May 1898.
Frank Israel left his home in Pennsylvania and didn't look back for 15 years. While he was away, he traveled the world.
A newspaper correspondent details life in Lykens and Wiconisco in the months after the end of the Great War.
Women from the Coal Region volunteered to provide assistance to troops during the First World War.
The Pennsylvania Inspectors of Mines report details findings about the devastating mine fire in the Short Mountain Colliery in Wiconisco Twp.
Victor Neiman penned a letter home to Lykens, PA from his training camp near San Antonio on December 26, 1917.
In a series of letters published by the Lykens Standard, we see the lives and perspectives of World War 1 soldiers from Central Pennsylvania.