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.
And a plea to consider what the Confederate battle flag meant to the local soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War.
Halloween could get pretty rowdy in the City of Pottsville in the 19th century.
A writer at the Lykens Register opined in September 1900 about rising inequality in the Coal Region.
The Harrisburg Telegraph wished its readers a "Merry Christmas" while the country prepared for its fourth Christmas at war.