In this letter to to Horace Reber, Irvin Schwartz reveals why he turned down a promotion and his travels through post-war Germany.
The first full episode of "The Gazette" examines the coming of the Civil War and the founding of Pittston's newspaper in the 1850s.
In October 1865, multiple baseball clubs met in the Wyoming Valley to battle for victory on a makeshift diamond.
In 1842, a group of Irish immigrants in Schuylkill County came together to oppose their countrymen's call for racial equality and an end to slavery in the US.
The mining industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania destroyed waterways and killed wildlife and its legacy remains with us today.
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.
Sheldon Dick photographed damaged homes in Gilberton, Schuylkill County in 1938.
In the tumultuous year of 1877, a magazine correspondent visited Mauch Chunk to document life in the Coal Region.
PFC. Irvin Schwartz describes his trip aboard a troop train across the South to Fort Meade in Maryland in October 1943.
Fannie A. Couch wrote to Schuylkill County from Tennessee to provide updates about the Freedmen's School she was managing.