The Pittston Gazette published three letters detailing the bloody carnage at Fredericksburg in December 1862.
A reporter for the Hazleton Plain Speaker interview bootleggers to get a scoop on the booze situation in 1926.
A writer from Kalmia Colliery in Schuylkill County details Christmas celebrations in a newspaper dispatch from 1877.
A modern walk to the places that saw the worst of the suffering during the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak.
A visit to the Coal Region in the 19th century could be an overwhelming and memorable experience.
Influenza swept through the Hensel family of Sheridan, Pennsylvania in October 1918, leaving three dead and lives changed forever.
In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the mining towns of Williams Valley erupted with joy.
"Children of the mine are they, born in the shadow of the culm heaps with the roar of the breakers ever in their ears, with mines beneath their feet."
What was it like to fall ill during the deadliest epidemic in human history?
"Sorrow and woe stalk almost unceasingly in our midst," wrote the Pottsville Republican in October 1918.