These remarkable sketches show life in the Coal Region during the middle part of the 19th century, a crucial time in the area's history.
Photographer Sheldon Dick made a visit to the Coal Region in 1938 to document scenes of life and work in the mining towns of northern Schuylkill County. On an evening during his visit, Dick made a swing by a bar room in Gilberton, Pennsylvania and snapped three photographs that bring the setting to life. The … Continue reading Scenes in a Coal Region bar room – 1938
Photographer Sheldon Dick stepped into a Shenandoah barroom in 1938 and captured memorable images of life in the Coal Region.
Private James J. Dee experienced the horror of the First World War and wrote home to his family about the experience.