Ministers unite to shut down burlesque theater

Dec. 15, 1913: Scranton welcomed back burlesque at the Star Theater after a very brief absence. The theater’s manager, G. Nelson Teets, arranged for a night of “Nightingales” at the venue inside the Assembly Hotel, 314 Linden St. The “Nightingales” consisted of Millie...
Throwback Thursday – Fun at the Playground

Throwback Thursday – Fun at the Playground

Here is a collection of images of children having fun at playgrounds in and around the Scranton area in 1959 – Scranton playground horseshoes champions pose for the camera after winning 1959 titles in the final round at the citywide tournament at Weston Field on...