Author Stephen Crane made a visit to a coal mine near Scranton in 1894 for an article in McClure's Magazine.
This story by H.L. Nelson shares the dismal realities of life in the mining patch towns Northeastern Pennsylvania in the 1880s.
In a lengthy final letter from war, Sergeant Schwartz describes his departure from war-torn Europe bound for his home in America.
A broken down ship becomes all that's standing between Irvin Schwartz and his first visit to the United States since 1943.
Sergeant Schwartz writes home to inform his family and friends that he had reentered France on his way home to Pennsylvania.
Sergeant Schwartz begins his slow journey home from war-torn Germany to his hometown in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
Irvin Schwartz prepares to leave the 26th Infantry Regiment and return to the United States. He reports on recovery of Nuremberg.
Sergeant Schwartz announces to his friends and family that he will be leaving Europe soon and heading for home in Schuylkill County, PA.
Sergeant Schwartz learned of the Japanese surrender in August 1945 while at a US Army sporting event in Nuremberg, Germany.
A newspaper for the US Army's 1st Division interview Sergeant Schwartz about his time Nice, France in 1945.