“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.

“This community sustains a great loss” – A fatal mine disaster in Wiconisco Township during the Civil War

On February 7, 1862, a roof collapsed inside the Short Mountain Colliery killing a respected miner and wounding several others.