Amid a smallpox epidemic in Schuylkill County, a newspaper editor threw up their hands at those who refused to be vaccinated, despite very real danger.
Wynning History in the Press – April 13, 2020
The blog's focus on the 1918 influenza pandemic has been featured in the Pottsville Republican-Herald.
Article in ‘The Atlantic’ highlights opioid addiction and economic distress in the Coal Region
Olga Khazan's January 2020 article highlights how depression, economic peril, and stress ushered in the opioid crisis in Northeastern PA.
Spanish Flu wreaked havoc in Tower City in October 1918, killed more than 110 people in three weeks
In the communities of western Schuylkill County, influenza caused terror and grief as it claimed dozens of lives in 1918.