The Umpire was a weekly newsletter written and printed by people incarcerated at Eastern State Penitentiary. Collection includes issues from 1913-1919. Articles describe baseball games inside more the penitentiary as well as activities of the Honor and Friendship Club, the band and orchestra, and religious services. Outside news (particularly articles about sports and World War I), jokes, poems, and advice columns are also prevalent. Disclaimer: Some articles include content or language which may be considered offensive by today’s standards. less
This collection houses the various types of business licenses (taverns, eating houses, etc.) issued by the Cambria County Government in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Contains reports of Pennsylvania State Agencies such as the Annual Reports of the Eastern and Western State Penitentiaries from the 1800's - early 1900's; Reports of more the State Quarantine Board 1896, 1899; Reports from the Bureau of Mines, Reports of the Committee on Lunacy, late 1800's; Proceedings of the Pennsylvania History Society annual meetings, 1906-1908; and more. less
The Daily Chronicle newspaper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, reported on a mix of political, criminal and religious proceedings, as well as local news. The title began in more 1841, continuing the Daily chronicle and general advertiser, and is thought to have ceased in 1847, according to American newspapers, 1821-1936 : a union list of files available in the United States and Canada, edited by Winifred Gregory. less