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.
A women reporter documents the lives and struggles of working class women on the outskirts of Hazleton in 1900.
Civil War veterans in Tower City, PA were infuriated by an insulting story about them in a local newspaper. So they took action.
The young soldier from Pine Grove, PA checked in with his former boss at the West Schuylkill Press-Herald in early fall 1944.
A fascinating letter from Pfc. Irvin Schwartz about dining with a French family after liberation of their town.
It appears to show a Pennsylvania horse soldier among the coal-rich mountains and valleys of Schuylkill County.
Irvin Schwartz's letter to his family in Schuylkill County was printed in the West Schuylkill Press-Herald in the summer of 1944.