Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and comedian Jim Gaffigan explored Gaffigan's family connection to the Coal Region on "Finding Your Roots"
This image from Schuylkill County is among the new additions to the Wynning History image collection.
Sheldon Dick photographed damaged homes in Gilberton, Schuylkill County in 1938.
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.
In the tumultuous year of 1877, a magazine correspondent visited Mauch Chunk to document life in the Coal Region.
On December 1, 1871, the Kalmia Colliery breaker burned to the ground, nearly killing a night crew of workers trapped inside by the fumes.
A filmmaker recorded silent moving images of a strip mine in operation in Schuylkill County in December 1917.
This journal documents a year of work at two anthracite collieries in Schuylkill County.
Irvin Schwartz looked forward to 1944 as being the year that he hoped would see the end of World War II.
In 1834 and 1835, a scientist named Constantine Samuel Rafinesque traveled widely through Pennsylvania in order to document the geology and biology of the Keystone State. In the spring of 1835, the Turkish-born polymath traveled north from Harrisburg aboard canal boats alongside the Susquehanna River to Millersburg. In his book, A Life of Travels, Rafinesque details … Continue reading An 1835 visit to the mines at Wiconisco Township