In June 1864, the offices of the Anthracite Journal in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania were ransacked by an angry mob.
On November 2, 1920, the women of Williams Valley cast their first ballots under the 19th Amendment.
Clarence Holland was 16 when he first experienced battle during the bombardment of San Juan in May 1898.
In Pennsylvania's anthracite coal field, reactions to the dramatic events of April 1865 were shockingly mixed.
Central Pennsylvania celebrated war-time Christmas in 1917 by welcoming soldiers on leave, big turkey dinners, and plenty of snow.
1917 marked the first war-time Thanksgiving in more than 50. Central Pennsylvania marked the holiday quietly... for the most part.
The Upper Dauphin Register describes the new town being constructed in Williams Valley in a September 1865 edition.
A minister in Wisconsin summons the memory of his father, a Civil War veteran, while advocating war against Germany.
The Upper Dauphin Register describes the booming coal business in Wiconisco Township and predicts a bright future for its "inexhaustible mines."