In Episode 3 of "The Gazette," explore letters from new recruits in the US Army, flag-waving in Pittston, and the state of war in May 1861.
Pittston's young men mobilized for action one week after the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861.
In October 1865, multiple baseball clubs met in the Wyoming Valley to battle for victory on a makeshift diamond.
And a call-to-action to prepare for a new wave of influenza in the autumn of 1919.
Early industrialist and political power broker Charles Miner describes the opportunity for the future of the mining industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
A writer in Luzerne County penned a beautiful, yet sad, remembrance of Christmas Eves past and the memories they inspired amid a terrible time in the country's history.
The editors of the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader warned readers on August 7, 1945 that the atomic destruction of Hiroshima opened a dangerous new age.
In 1897, a former breaker boy penned a poem in remembrance of the child laborers of the Coal Region.
An October 1918 PSA from the Pennsylvania state government told residents how to avoid pandemic influenza, or if necessary, how to treat it.
An editorial from 1918 celebrated the efforts of nurses in the influenza pandemic. The words still ring true in our own pandemic.