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.
In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year 1877 was spent in economic desperation after a devastating mine fire.
On June 19, 1863, an overcrowded passenger train jumped the tracks in Northern Dauphin County. Six people died in the disaster.
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.
The members of the 96th Pennsylvania received a rare luxury from home in December 1861 -- three barrels of sauerkraut.
Captain James Russell writes home to thank the Miners' Journal for the most recent issue of that newspaper.
"For the Sick and Wounded of Our Army" was published in the Pottsville Miners' Journal in November 1861.
Wiconisco Township and Dauphin County go for Lincoln in the election that sparked the Civil War.
Corporal Charles Barry was a high school gym teacher before the outbreak of the Second World War. In September 1943, he was in the first wave of Allied soldiers to land in Italy.