The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.
Three miners in Lorberry were assaulted in a bar after expressing sorrow at Lincoln's assassination.
A Philly Inquirer reporter discovers the passion for Polish food in the heart of the Coal Region.
Writer Susan Dickinson provided the New York Herald with vivid updates of the 1874 Empire Mine Fire.
Susan Evelyn Dickinson became a powerful writer and commentator on social issues and events in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
Private James J. Dee experienced the horror of the First World War and wrote home to his family about the experience.
Pennsylvania anthracite became the exclusive fuel source for the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
A reporter from the Wilkes-Barre Record interviewed numerous women about suffrage in August 1920.
Lieutenant William D. Williams was mortally wounded at Cold Harbor on June 3, 1864.