How did one small Coal Region community - Pine Grove - react to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962?
Editor Benjamin Bannan vehemently supported the end of slavery in the summer of 1862.
The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.
After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
Robert Mueller's report cited Russians use of mining culture to divide Pennsylvanians during 2016 election
As we've previously documented here at Wynning History, photographer Sheldon Dick came to the Coal Region in 1938 to photograph the people and places that made up the cultural landscape in this struggling industrial area. Dick centered his efforts for the Farm Security Administration project around the Schuylkill County community of Shenandoah. Read our story … Continue reading Incredible photographs document the Maple Hill mine near Shenandoah in 1938
On May 1, 1916, miners in the Coal Region earned the 8 hour workday, successfully ending decades of advocacy and protest.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.
In 2018, the Schuylkill Mall came crashing down. A YouTube documentary looks at the mall's history.
The notorious Coal Region power broker died by his own hand in a Washington hotel room in 1889