Charles H. King Jr. lead seminars about race in America and participated in the Civil Rights movement. He grew up in Schuylkill County.
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
In the summer of 1940, a new minister at Pottsville's Bethel AME Church sought to reach out to the Coal Region's white community for economic cooperation.
"Pottsville celebrated the advent of the new wet era with one of the driest evenings in its history."
Budd served during the Civil War and later became a prominent citizen in Dauphin County's largest mining community.
In May 1929, some of the anthracite industry believed mining was about to make a comeback. They were wrong.
"We are men and all we ask is to be treated as such," wrote the miners in a public letter published during their 1886 strike.
The writers at the "Pottsville Republican" struggled to find words for the horrific death toll of Spanish flu in October 1918.
On January 28, 1970, The Molly Maguires appeared on the big screen for the first time. Here's Wynning History's takeaway.
And a plea to consider what the Confederate battle flag meant to the local soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War.