"Anthracite rallies" encouraged miners to produce more coal to help the American war effort in 1942.
"The Avondale Mine Disaster" is a miner's ballad originally recorded by folklorist George Korson in 1946.
The Avondale Mine Disaster of September 6, 1869 killed 108 miners and 2 volunteer rescuers.
In a story published in 1872, a newspaper reporter documented extensive mining operations above Tower City, PA.
Check out this compiled online list of Schuylkill County mining operations
A Harper's Weekly artist documented work in an anthracite mine in Pennsylvania in 1869.
Coal Region photographer A.M. Allen captured images of a colliery near Mahanoy City in the years after the Civil War.
Captain Alexander Frazer became a hero during the Civil War. And after the war he shined as a mining expert in the Coal Region.
A recent visit to the site of Kalmia Colliery in Schuylkill County reveals life in an abandoned patch town.
Reactions to a December 2018 story about a new coal mine in Schuylkill County.