A travel writer made a detailed entry about Tamaqua, Pennsylvania in the summer of 1862.
An August 1962 news report documents the early efforts to squelch an escalating mine fire at Centralia, Pennsylvania.
In 1897, a former breaker boy penned a poem in remembrance of the child laborers of the Coal Region.
A soldier from Schuylkill County was stunned when he found photographs from the Pennsylvania Coal Region in a magazine published in Nazi Germany.
In 1831, a land sale took place at a coffee house in Philadelphia that launched coal mining operations in northern Dauphin County.
A look at the perspectives of the mine workers of far western Schuylkill County as the 1902 coal strike began.
On the eve of the 1902 Coal Strike, the communities of Lykens and Wiconisco were ripped by tension as residents awaited news.
An introduction to a Wynning History series about the 1902 Coal Strike in the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania.
In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.
Mining engineer Max Fredericks gave a prediction of a bright future for the anthracite industry the day before the stock market collapsed.