Influenza swept through the Hensel family of Sheridan, Pennsylvania in October 1918, leaving three dead and lives changed forever.
"Children of the mine are they, born in the shadow of the culm heaps with the roar of the breakers ever in their ears, with mines beneath their feet."
What was it like to fall ill during the deadliest epidemic in human history?
A writer at the Lykens Register opined in September 1900 about rising inequality in the Coal Region.
Dr. Daniel E. Berney was severely wounded while evacuating wounded soldiers during the First World War.
In June 1864, the offices of the Anthracite Journal in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania were ransacked by an angry mob.
A dispatch to the New York Times from August 1874 details life and work in the thriving Dauphin County mining community.
When the Army of Northern Virginia invaded Pennsylvania in June 1863, the coal mines of the Keystone State were left vulnerable.
On November 2, 1920, the women of Williams Valley cast their first ballots under the 19th Amendment.
Photographs taken on Memorial Day 1907 in Williamstown, Pennsylvania show a community commemorating its war dead.