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 letter written by a soldier from Williamstown, PA details what it was like to be in Germany with American soldiers in the spring of 1945.
Across the United States, the year 1877 was marked by tumult and violence. In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year was spent in economic desperation after a devastating mine fire.
A Pottsville physician travels to the Peninsula to report on the experiences of the 96th Pennsylvania at Gaines' Mill.
On June 19, 1863, an overcrowded passenger train jumped the tracks in Northern Dauphin County. Six people died in the disaster.
Four young men walked out of the offices of the Lykens Journal in 1861 to join the Union Army. Only one came back.
The Elizabethville Echo describes the scene as the United States marched to war with Spain in April 1898.
Lt. Colonel Jacob G. Frick refutes a report of a wild, drunken party that included numerous officers of the 96th Pennsylvania.
In January 1942, workers began to dismantle the once mighty Williamstown mining operation.
Drunken sleigh-riding not advised.