A New York Times reporter documents the turbulent situation in the Coal Region – 1863

In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.

Grievances of Williamstown miners against the Pennsylvania Railroad Company – 1886

"We are men and all we ask is to be treated as such," wrote the miners in a public letter published during their 1886 strike.

“147,000 ordered to strike” – The beginning of the 1902 anthracite coal strike

The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.