This journal documents a year of work at two anthracite collieries in Schuylkill County.
“A very thrifty, interesting place” – A visit to Tamaqua during the Civil War
A travel writer made a detailed entry about Tamaqua, Pennsylvania in the summer of 1862.
“The mask epidemic” – A native of Schuylkill County in Seattle during the 1918 influenza pandemic
A caustic letter by a Schuylkill County native in Seattle complained of mask requirement in the city. But their letter missed the mark.
Online resource from Penn State allows easy access to mine inspectors’ reports from 1870 to 1979
Penn State University hosts a webpage that provides easy access to Annual Report of Mines from 1870 to 1979.
“Historical Sketch of Pottsville” – A speech from July 1876 recalled history of Schuylkill County seat
On July 4, 1876, George Chambers addressed a crowd and explored the history of Pottsville and its surrounding communities.