A Harper's Weekly artist documented work in an anthracite mine in Pennsylvania in 1869.
A digital archive allows researchers to view hundreds of photographs taken in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
We are hosting our first Facebook Live event with Civil War Pittsburgh from the Gettysburg battlefield.
Captain Alexander Frazer became a hero during the Civil War. And after the war he shined as a mining expert in the Coal Region.
The Pottsville Republican captured the bustling final moments before Christmas 1902 in its Christmas Eve edition.
Reactions to a December 2018 story about a new coal mine in Schuylkill County.
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.
"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."
A writer at the Lykens Register opined in September 1900 about rising inequality in the Coal Region.