Photographer Sheldon Dick made a visit to the Coal Region in 1938 to document scenes of life and work in the mining towns of northern Schuylkill County. On an evening during his visit, Dick made a swing by a bar room in Gilberton, Pennsylvania and snapped three photographs that bring the setting to life. The … Continue reading Scenes in a Coal Region bar room – 1938
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
A newspaper correspondent gives a history of the mining industry in northern Schuylkill County.