Monday, September 22, 2014

"There's Nothing like Gas"

This advertisement appears in the Diamond Jubilee and Centennial book (Scranton 1941) in our Celebrating Our Towns collection. In this advertisement for "The Gas Company," gas is advertised as "Anthracite Coal's Finest Product," but in truth it contributed to the death of the anthracite mining industry.


Thursday, September 4, 2014

A Page in History

This random page from a CMC scrapbook shows why these books were and are so important. On this page there is an image of a Vietnam veteran who is meeting his son for the first time.