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Local Historical Organizations

Columbia County Historical and Genealogical Society

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Johnstown Area Heritage Association

The Lackawanna Historical Society

The Luzerne County Historical Society

The Moravian Historical Society

The Pennsylvania German Society

Pennsylvania Historical and Genealogical Societies

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

Pennsylvania Historical Association

Plymouth Historical Society

Sullivan County Historical Society

Online Collections

Times of Sorrow and Hope : Documenting Everyday Life in Pennsylvania During the Depression and World War II

Genealogy

FamilySearch.org

Times Leader Archives (from 1992 - present)

Citizen's Voice Archives (from 2005 - present)

LCCC Local History Materials

  • Dapper Dan Flood / Kashatus, William (E748.F56 K37 2010) (Stacks)
  • Daniel J. Flood : a biography / Spear, Sheldon (E748.F56 S68 2009) (Stacks)
  • Chapters in Northeastern Pennsylvania history / Spear, Sheldon (F149.S74 1999) (Stacks)
  • Great flood of 1972 / Warnagiris, Paul W. (F155.W37) (Reference)
  • 1694-1994 history of Hanover Township / Ciesla, C. Charles (F157.H197 C5 2002) (Reference)
  • History of Hazleton and area / Krause. Arthur A. (F157.H45 K73 1999) (Reference)
  • This is Luzerne County / League of Women Voters (F157.L8 L4 1976) (Stacks)
  • Luzerne County : a bicentennial bibliography / Luzerne Co. Bicentennial Commission (F157.L8 L8) (Reference)
  • Luzerne County / Wick, Harrison (F157.L8 W63 2011) (Stacks)
  • History of Nanticoke City & Newport Township 1703-2003 / Ciesla, C. Charles (F157.N158 C5 2003) (Reference)
  • Profiles from the Susquehanna Valley / Beers, Paul B. (F157.S8 B43) (Stacks)
  • Susquehanna / Carmer, Carl L. (F157.S8 C3 1967) (Stacks)
  • Portrait of Agnes / Kozemchak, J. (F157.S8 K6) (Reference)
  • Susquehanna, river of dreams / Stranahan, Susan Q. (F157.S8 S75 1993) (Stacks)
  • Wyoming Valley : an American portrait / Hanlon, Edward F. (F157.W9 H18 2003) (Reference)
  • Bridging Change / Lottick, Sally Teller (F157.W9 L6) (Stacks)
  • Wyoming Valley's earliest settlers / Lottick, Sally Teller (F157.W9 L6 W9891 1997) (Stacks)
  • African-Americans in the Wyoming Valley, 1778-1990 / Moss, Emerson I. (F157.W9 M8 1992) (Stacks)
  • Chapters in Wyoming Valley history / Spear, Sheldon (F157.W9 S74) (Stacks)
  • Susquehanna frontier : Northeastern Pa during the Revolutionary War / Williamson, James R. (F157.W9 W68 1997) (Stacks)
  • Pennsylvania's Back Mountain / Wick, Harrison (F159.B13 W53 2009) (Stacks)
  • Dallas, Pennsylvania / Pulling, Anne Frances (F159.D14 P85 2008) (Stacks)
  • Fond memories of Larksville, PA / Ellsworth, James (F159.L3265 E45 2005) (Stacks)
  • Nanticoke / Zaremba, Chester J. (F159.N2 Z37 2011) (Stacks)
  • A walk down Main Street, Plymouth, PA / Ellsworth, James (F159.P69 E55 2003) (Stacks)
  • History of Plains Township / Hughes, M.V. (F159.P691 H8 1969) (Reference)
  • History of West Hazleton / Krause, Arthur A. (F159.W374 K73 1995) (Stacks)
  • Wilkes Barre : Images of America series / Castrignano, Elena (F159.W5 C37 2012) (New book shelf - 4/2013)
  • Wilkes Barre : postcard series / Castrignano, Elena (F159.W6 C37 2008) (Stacks)
  • Ethnic history of the Wyoming Valley / Hartmann, Edward G. (F159.W6 H3 E8) (Oversize)
  • Ethnic religious congregation of the Wyoming Valley / Hartmann, Edward G. (F159.W6 H3 E81) (Oversize)
  • A history of Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, PA from its first beginnings / Harvey, Oscar Jewell & Smith Ernest Gray (F159.W6 H32) (Reference)
  • Jews of Wilkes Barre: 150 years in the Wyoming Valley / Levine, Marjorie (F159.W6 J49 1999) (Oversize)
  • History of Wyoming : a series of letters / Miner, Charles (F159.W6 M5) (Reference)
  • Appointment with disaster / Mussari, Anthony J. (F159.W6 M8 1974) (Stacks)
  • Historical album of Wilkes Barre and Wyoming Valley / Myers, Wilbur A. (F159.W6 M93) (Stacks)
  • Bittersweet memories of home / Patience, Alice Patterson (F159.W6 P38 1999) (Stacks)
  • Wilkes Barre Township bicentennial, 1774-1974 / Bryan, Catherine Horan (F159.W61 B7) (Stacks)
  • Anthracite Reds / Howard, Walter T. (HD8039.M62 U6122 2004) (Stacks)
  • Albert Lewis, the Bear Creek lumber and ice king / Petrillo, F. Charles (HD9481.U4 L496 1998) (Stacks)
  • Kingdom of coal / Miller, Donald L. (HD9547.P4 M55 1985) (Stacks)
  • Fighting for the Union label : the women's garment industry / Wolensky, Kenneth C. (HD9940.U4 W64 2002) (Stacks)
  • Wilkes Barre Railways Co / Rohrbeck, Benson W. (HE2791.W5) (Stacks)
  • Steamboats on the Susquehanna / Petrillo, F. Charles (HE566.S7 P48 1993) (Stacks)
  • On Strike! Capital Cities and the Wilkes Barre newspaper unions / Keil, Thomas J. (PN4899.W55 C375 1988) (Stacks)
  • Greater Wyoming Valley trolleys / Wick, Harrison (TF724.P4 W53 2009) (Stacks)
  • Wyoming Valley trolleys: street railways of Wilkes Barre, Nanticoke, and Pittston / Cox, Harold E. (TF725.W9 C69 1988) (Oversize)
  • Market Street bridges of Wilkes Barre / Schooley, Ruth (TG25.W6 M3 1987) (Stacks)
  • Voices of the Knox Mine disaster / Wolensky, Robert P. (TN317.W6 V6 2005) (Stacks)
  • Knox Mine disaster, January 22, 1959 / Wolensky, Robert P. (TN805.P4 W65 1999) (Stacks)
  • Cold and gold from the Poconos / Janosov, Robert A. (TP573.U5 J2 1997) (Stacks)