In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
Violence in the Coal Region and the Molly Maguire conspiracy theory
An 1873 letter in the Boston Globe exhibits many signs of a Molly Maguire conspiracy theory in the Coal Region.
“The Pioneer” – Ashland’s Pioneer Colliery in 1864
A brief look at the history of Ashland's Pioneer Colliery in the 19th century.