A travel writer vividly described Pottsville and the surrounding region of Schuylkill County in 1852.
In 1897, a former breaker boy penned a poem in remembrance of the child laborers of the Coal Region.
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.
A New York Times reporter's observations about the Schuylkill County mining village of Heckscherville in 1863.
In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.
A profile of Scranton in 1861 describes a rapidly industrializing community on the eve of the Civil War.
Mining engineer Max Fredericks gave a prediction of a bright future for the anthracite industry the day before the stock market collapsed.
In May 1929, some of the anthracite industry believed mining was about to make a comeback. They were wrong.