Female Naval Recruits 1917

On this Veterans Day, I was thumbing around the Times’ Card Catalog looking for material on men and women who served our country. In my search, I found this reference  “File No. 12608 – Women who enlisted.” The file contained the two photos of...
Veterans Day 2014

Veterans Day 2014

It’s Veterans Day, the more complicated of our two major holidays set aside to honor those who have served America in uniform. Memorial Day is about the dead, who, as Abraham Lincoln said, “gave that last full measure of devotion.” They are gone and...

Veterans Day

The eleventh of November is set aside in the United States to honor the men and women who have served our country in times of war and peace. Here are few links to articles and blog post dealing with veterans. Local History: Scranton ambulance crew showed courage in...