Contains over 100 photographs, scrapbooks, newsletters, and other items from the century-long history of this storied health care provider.
Karl and Ralph Strohl owned and operated the Nay Aug Amusement Park for nearly 70 years. These photos are from their personal collection.
In August 1955 flooding caused by Hurricane Diane devastated the Scranton area. This collection contains rare photos, video interviews with witnesses, TV footage, and other items pertaining to the disaster.
The Industrialization and Development of the Scranton Area 1850-1865. Funded by a grant from the Willary Foundation, this collection contains letters, books, paintings, photographs, and other artifacts from the era when the Lackawanna Valley emerged from its agrarian beginnings to become an industrial center that powered the torn …
Funded by a grant from the Scranton Area Foundation, this collection contains streaming video of over 50 readings by nationally renowned poets such as W.S. Merwin, Gary Snyder, Robert Bly, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. These poets visited the Scranton from the late 1970's through the 1990's and were filmed as part of the Friends of the …
Funded by a grant from the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, this collection focuses on a period when Scranton was at its industrial and cultural peak. The items are from the Scranton Public Library's own archives.
Funded by a grant from the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, this collection contains video interviews with family members conducted, filmed, and edited by kids. These interviews shed light on Scranton's recent history.
A digital history of the buildings, services, patrons, and staff of the Scranton Public Library.
In 2009 Gene Giancini was cleaning out a building on the West Side of Scranton. His family had operated a business in the building for 60 years, and he was in the process of selling it. He found, stacked in the corner, old photos of Christmas window displays from Household Outfitting Company, 306-314 Lackawanna Ave.
The history of the Lackawanna Valley as told through books, photographs, maps, videos, and other items. Hosted by the Scranton Public Library.