A photograph collection of early 20th century saloons reveals a lot about these old Pennsylvania institutions.
More than a mere gallery of exhibits, the Commercial Museum of Philadelphia offered lessons in consumer culture and American empire.
This 1939 interview with an old shoemaker tells how one man survived the Spanish Flu- one whiskey glass at a time.
The army reports that military police killed one and wounded six Black soldiers at the Shenango Depot in 1943. This oral history suggests there's more to the story...