On March 1, 1977, water poured into the Porter Tunnel mine in western Schuylkill County. Emergency crews raced to the scene.
And a call-to-action to prepare for a new wave of influenza in the autumn of 1919.
Irvin Schwartz's letter home to Schuylkill County in January 1945 explained the bleak holidays he spent on the front lines of the Battle of the Bulge.
This remarkable 1927 interview with Charles Kershner explores the aging veteran's service in the Civil War.
These newspaper ads appeared in the Lykens Register in February 1872.
Early industrialist and political power broker Charles Miner describes the opportunity for the future of the mining industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
A letter from Corporal Irvin Schwartz from December 1944 is excerpted in the West Schuylkill Press-Herald.
Medical officials and public school administrators worked together to enforce a mandate that students receive the smallpox vaccine in 1855.
In a delayed letter, Schwartz described the defenses also known as Hitler's "West Wall."
In Tracy Campbell's 2020 book, the author uses the examples from the anthracite coal fields to show how our national myths about World War II often miss the mark.