"Anthracite rallies" encouraged miners to produce more coal to help the American war effort in 1942.
Concerned citizens are raising money to help repair the grave of Civil War soldier John F. Dentzer.
Private James J. Dee experienced the horror of the First World War and wrote home to his family about the experience.
On March 17, 1899, the citizens of Hazleton poured into the streets to celebrate Irish heritage.
In 1906, Admiral Robley D. Evans declared anthracite coal a vital strategic resource and used the Civil War as an example.
Pennsylvania anthracite became the exclusive fuel source for the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
"The Avondale Mine Disaster" is a miner's ballad originally recorded by folklorist George Korson in 1946.
The Avondale Mine Disaster of September 6, 1869 killed 108 miners and 2 volunteer rescuers.
In a story published in 1872, a newspaper reporter documented extensive mining operations above Tower City, PA.
A Harper's Weekly artist documented work in an anthracite mine in Pennsylvania in 1869.