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.
Olga Khazan's January 2020 article highlights how depression, economic peril, and stress ushered in the opioid crisis in Northeastern PA.
A newspaper correspondent gives a history of the mining industry in northern Schuylkill County.
Robert Mueller's report cited Russians use of mining culture to divide Pennsylvanians during 2016 election