A newspaper correspondent details life in Lykens and Wiconisco in the months after the end of the Great War.
Coal miners across Pennsylvania went on strike in 1902. They couldn't have succeeded without the ladies.
Williamstown Tunnel began shipping coal from Northern Dauphin County in 1866 and became the most prosperous coal mine in the state.
"None can tell what a busy scene will be presented near these mines."
As the Cold War heated up in the winter of 1951, the citizens of Hazleton, Pennsylvania had a radical idea to save themselves from nuclear war.
A young boy faced death in the mines of the Lykens Valley Coal Company in March 1859. And against all odds, he came out victorious.
A miner from Williamstown, Pennsylvania recommends using scrap steel from the closed mines for the newly opened war effort.
Industrialist Henry Thomas worked with infamous Pennsylvania politicians to develop the coal trade in Williams Valley during the Civil War.
The Upper Dauphin Register describes the booming coal business in Wiconisco Township and predicts a bright future for its "inexhaustible mines."
The accidental explosion in Bear Valley, in Schuylkill County, could be heard as far away as Harrisburg.