According to the postcard this is a pic of the "World Famous Omar Room" at the Hotel Jermyn in Scranton, PA. The back reads, "10 Act Floor Show Nightly, 7:30-10:30-12:30. Cocktail entertainment 3 to 5 P.M." #research #scranton #amwriting barbarajtaylor.com
For those who prefer locally grown food to supermarket shipments, the Scranton Cooperative Farmers Market is up and running. From noon until 7 p. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, dozens of local farmers sell their products at the farmers market, at
Defunct Parks - Home of the abandoned amusement parks.
Pic of Queenie, the first elephant at the Nay Aug Park Zoo. According to a June 27, 2010, story written by Cheryl Kashuba for The #Scranton Times, Queenie made her way to Scranton from Germany in June of 1924 after school children and other residents of the Electric City donated enough change (over $3000) to purchase the elephant. Queenie made her debut on June 16 to a crowd of 25,000. #research #amwriting #scranton barbarajtaylor
Photo of Lace Factory Workers in Scranton, Pennsylvania- The factory opened in 1890 and closed in The foreman is Clarence Niles Hudson. The man marked is Walter J. who worked here from the age of twelve until his retirement sixty-four years later.
Elvis Presley's Funeral Procession, Memphis August 1977 - Police motorcade leading 49 white limousines and the streets are fully lined with people. I was 13 years old and totally devastated. One of the saddest days ever.