Do you have a story about Lithuanian history in your area? If so,
the LGGS would like to consider it for publication on this website.
The articles below will give you an indication of exactly what we're
looking for. For consideration, please submit your story to: firstname.lastname@example.org
7 Pennsylvania Lithuanian Men for
A wonderful 'who done it' true murder mystery set in an 1899 Lithuanian-American
mining community. The courtroom tension will keep you riveted to
your seat while the verdict will make you jump from your chair in
anger. A story filled with intrigue, anger, and romance, it also
provides a realistic glimpse into the coal mining lifestyle prevalent
one hundred years ago. A "must-read," Author Zane really
out-did himself this time . . . another John Grisham. We can't wait
for the movie to be released. Read
Roll Out The Barrel: Saloon Keepers,
Miners, and Alcohol Consumption in Pennsylvania
A common thread that weaved itself throughout the early Lithuanian-American
community is the 'humble neighborhood tavern.' This feature story
investigates the prevalance and significance of the saloon in the
immigrant's life at the turn of the last century. Read
Did any of your ancestors settle in Pennsylvania after arriving
in the United States? If so, this featured article should answer
some of the questions you may have and help you in your genealogical
Part I: The Bloody First Ward: The
1902 Pennsylvania Coal Miner's Strike
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania under siege! In 1902, this Lithuanian-American
community went on a strike that rattled the walls of the White House.
Find out why President Theodore Roosevelt had to intervene while
at the same time gaining insight into the immigrant community of
Part II: The Bloody First Ward -
This well-researched article details the courtroom drama surrounding
individuals accused of a vicious murder during the coal strike.
Was the accused Polish or Lithuanian? The defense will shock you.
Michigan: The History of Albion
Albion, Michigan is a small
community of 10,000 persons in south central Michigan, 100 miles
west of Detroit, and 200 miles east of Chicago. Located along Interstate-94,
Albion was settled in the 1830s by persons of English descent from
New York State.
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