Writer Susan Dickinson provided the New York Herald with vivid updates of the 1874 Empire Mine Fire.
Susan Evelyn Dickinson became a powerful writer and commentator on social issues and events in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
"Anthracite rallies" encouraged miners to produce more coal to help the American war effort in 1942.
Concerned citizens are raising money to help repair the grave of Civil War soldier John F. Dentzer.
Private James J. Dee experienced the horror of the First World War and wrote home to his family about the experience.
On March 17, 1899, the citizens of Hazleton poured into the streets to celebrate Irish heritage.
In 1906, Admiral Robley D. Evans declared anthracite coal a vital strategic resource and used the Civil War as an example.
Elizabeth Ellet documented a trip to the Coal Region in her book, "Rambles about the country."
Pennsylvania anthracite became the exclusive fuel source for the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
A reporter from the Wilkes-Barre Record interviewed numerous women about suffrage in August 1920.