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The Scrapbook is a collection of newspaper articles , and images, relating to Popalis, Shenandoah, Lithuania, or any combination of the three. Most of these files really don't "fit" anywhere in the Popalis Family History website. Feel free to browse, you might be surprised at what you find!

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Incendiary "Molly Maguires" *
New York Times
October 9, 1875

The Molly Maguires *
New York Times
December 23, 1875

The Yost Murder Trial *
New York Times
May 10, 1876

Suffocated in a Mine *
New York Times
July 28, 1880

The Peacemaker Stabbed *
New York Times
November 1, 1884

Ten Men Buried Alive *
New York Times
April 7, 1885

Miners & Their Wages *
New York Times
November 14, 1885

Two Molly Maguires Freed *
New York Times
April 30, 1887

Work For Social Reform *
New York Times
July 5, 1897

Striking Coal Miners . . . *
New York Times
June 22, 1902

Depredations By Strikers *
New York Times
July 12, 1902

Cannot Prosecute Soldier *
New York Times
April 28, 1903

Famous Detective Dead *
New York Times
May 20, 1919

Peter Wisher . . . Dies
New York Times
Friday, October 13, 1995

Devilish Fetish
St. Petersburg Times
unknown date

War Efforts Overlooked
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Thursday, February 6, 1997

Goodbye to Bakery
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Saturday, February 15, 1997

Shenandoah City Colliery *
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Saturday, February 15, 1997

West Shenandoah Colliery *
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald

Cardinal's High Honor
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Friday, April 4, 1997

Shenandoah of the 1950s
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Saturday, May 10, 1997

104-year-old Shop will be Missed
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Thursday, July 31, 1997

Lithuanian Day was like Christmas
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Thursday, August 7, 1997

Mass Promotes Ciszek Sainthood
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Monday, August 18, 1997

Pierogie Lady
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Monday, November 3, 1997

Gridiron Rivalry - Storied History
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
100th Anniversary

Lithuanian Freedom Celebrated
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Monday, February 23, 1998

Florida School Named for Graduate
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Friday, May 8, 1998

Ciszek Mass
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Monday, August 17, 1998

Firefighting Story is told at Museum
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald

Damato Brothers live in Memory
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Saturday, November 7, 1998

Destroyer Named after Honor Winner
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald

Poet Laureate Donates Book
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Thursday, June 3, 1999

Expert Kielbasi Makers Leave this Novice in Awe
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Wednesday, August 11, 1999

'Kilbo' popular Easter Dish
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Wednesday, April 5, 2000

USA Survives Scare
Reuters News Agency
September 29, 2000

Dream Team Barely Hangs On
Associated Press News Service
September 29, 2000

Truskey Memorial Run
Lehighton Times News

Preservation Group Rallies to Old School
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Monday, July 16, 2001

Time Capsule
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Friday, September 14, 2001

Area Runners help make History
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald

Korean Food Plant
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Friday, January 4, 2002

Popalis prepares for Marathon
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Friday, January 18, 2002

Graveyard Tour
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Monday, June 10, 2002

Race for Women's Health
The Daily Item
Sunday, April 27, 2003

More Lithuanians are Eating Crow
The Associated Press
Friday, June 6, 2003

A bird? A plane? It?s Santa!
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Friday, November 24, 2007

Major Fire in Schuylkill County
Saturday, November 25, 2007

Shenandoah blaze destroys store, bar
Pottsville Republican/Evening Herald
Saturday, November 25, 2007

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Jack Kehoe
"Black" Jack Kehoe was a coal miner from Girardville
and the leader of the Molly Maguires

Phoenix Fire Company
A Shenandoah fire station traditionally staffed
by Irish/American volunteers

The Lyric Restaurant
This Shenandoah landmark was originally a theatre & at one time Paskey's Restaurant.

The Schuylkill Historical Fire Society
Today's Schuylkill Historical Fire Society is located in the original Shenandoah Borough Building. The building was at one time home to the Shenandoah Police Department and the Columbia Fire Company.

The Capitol Theatre
The Capitol Theatre's ticket booth and beautifully tiled sidewalk, as they appear today.

Maher's Dance Hall
Two 1938 pictures of the interior of Maher's Dance Hall on North Main Street. The images are very small, they originate from microfilm in the Library of Congress.

Filipek's Bar
More microfilm images from the Library of Congress. This time they are scenes from Filipek's Bar, men having lunch, an argument and the counter. These images are very small.

Molly Maguires Photo 1
A picture of Sean Connery as Jack Kehoe in "The Molly Maguires".

Molly Maguires Photo 2
A promotional photograph from Paramount's "The Molly Maguires".

Rembrandt's "Polish Rider"
The rider is actually Martin Alexander Oginski, a Lithuanian nobleman. Oginski, immortalized in 1655, would go on to become Grand Marshal of Lithuania..

Eggs and Shoes
Marguciai eggs and klumpes (wooden dancing shoes).

Anthracite Breaker
A postcard with the picture of a Shenandoah Breaker on it.

The Knickerbocker Colliery
A newspaper photo of Shenandoah's Knickerbocker Colliery.

Shenandoah City Colliery
A Shenandoah City Colliery postcard.

Brass Button
A very rare brass railroad uniform button.

A billholder from M. Zimmermann Co. Provisions. This billholder illustrates the importance of coal and Shenandoah at the time.

Grand Union Tea Tag
The Grand Union Tea Company of Shenandoah, New York & Scranton.

Record Cleaner
A container of "Victor" record cleaner sold by Sol Levit, the popular jewelry store of it's day.

Wooden Nickle
A wooden nickle used during Shenandoah's Centennial celebration in 1966.

Belle Button
A Centennial Belles button from Shenandoah's Centennial celebration in 1966.

Hat Badge
The small badge from a Shenandoah firefighter's hat, early 20th century.

Fire Department Badge
A fire department badge from The Hook & Ladder Fire Company.

Post Office Badge
A postal worker's cap badge from Shenandoah, PA.

Dorsey Historical Marker
The historical marker commemorating Shenandoah as the birthplace of the Dorsey brothers.

Great Strike Historical Marker
Valerie Macdonald unveils the Pennsylvania Historical Marker commemorating what became known as the "Bloody Fist Riot", during the Great Strike of 1902.

Police Patch
A Shenandoah Police Department patch.

Matchbook Cover 1
A Columbia Brewing Co. matchbook cover from an establishment known as "The Golden Pheasant".

Matchbook Cover 2
"It's that New Nash!" matchbook cover from Czernecky Motors.

Home Brewing Co. Label
A label for 15 1/2 gallons of the Home Brewing Company's finest.

Home Brewing Co. Eureka Label
A label for Eureka Beer, made by the Home Brewing Company.

Home Brewing Co. Bottle
A very rare Home Brewing Co. Bottle.

Senator's Club
Senator's Club was a product of the Columbia Brewing Company.

Columbia Sign
"Pride of the Anthracite" Columbia beer sign.

Columbia Sign
"Delicious on Draught" Columbia beer sign.

Columbia Tray
An early 20th century beer tray.

Columbia Tray
A beer tray from the 1940's.

Columbia Tray
Another Columbia beer tray.

Beer Label 1
An early Columbia label.

Beer Label 2
A label from 1938, Ger-Brau was a popular Columbia beer..

Beer Label 3
A label from a Columbia beer bottle, circa 1940.

Beer Label 4
A Columbia Bock Beer label.

Columbia Beer Coasters
A selection of beer coasters.

Columbia Beer Coasters
Two Columbia beer coasters.

Columbia Beer Ashtray
A glass ashtray commonly found at local taverns.

Columbia Beer Ashtray
Another example of a Columbia ashtray.

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