“Big Lick” – Photographs from the 1860s show a Pennsylvania coal mine with an odd name

The images reveal pictures of industry growing on the side of Big Lick Mountain in Upper Dauphin County after the Civil War.


Letters to Santa Claus Reveal Wishes of Pennsylvania Children from 1904

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.