As influenza killed hundreds in Schuylkill County in 1918, volunteers stepped up to save lives.
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
A scene from the film mirrors the experience of a Coal Region doctor who served with the British in WWI.
Private James J. Dee experienced the horror of the First World War and wrote home to his family about the experience.
Influenza swept through the Hensel family of Sheridan, Pennsylvania in October 1918, leaving three dead and lives changed forever.
In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the mining towns of Williams Valley erupted with joy.
Dr. Daniel E. Berney was severely wounded while evacuating wounded soldiers during the First World War.
On a sunny Saturday in August 1918, more than 150 young men prepared for entry into the U.S. Army at the town park in Elizabethville, PA.
"Three hundred miles of funeral processions, and the tears and groans that accompany these sad partings."
Private Edward Ditty trained for war with the 23rd Engineers and sought success as a boxer in the ranks.