Caralunas became one of the first soldiers from Schuylkill County to be killed-in-action during World War I.
The aging veterans who were the first to arrive at the US Capitol in April 1861 pledged their loyalty to the Union once more as America entered World War I.
A filmmaker recorded silent moving images of a strip mine in operation in Schuylkill County in December 1917.
A caustic letter by a Schuylkill County native in Seattle complained of mask requirement in the city. But their letter missed the mark.
Victor Neiman penned a letter home to Lykens, PA from his training camp near San Antonio on December 26, 1917.
Central Pennsylvania celebrated war-time Christmas in 1917 by welcoming soldiers on leave, big turkey dinners, and plenty of snow.
In a series of letters published by the Lykens Standard, we see the lives and perspectives of World War 1 soldiers from Central Pennsylvania.
A corporal from Elizabethville, Pennsylvania writes home in December 1917 about training to become a soldier.
The Lykens Standard reports on Charles Buffington joining the Army in April 1917 while encouraging others to volunteer.
The letter was written by a soldier from Shamokin, Pennsylvania in September 1862.