A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.
Workmen on the Wiconisco Canal assaulted poll workers in Halifax, threw out votes, and started their own election.
Clarence Holland was 16 when he first experienced battle during the bombardment of San Juan in May 1898.
The images reveal pictures of industry growing on the side of Big Lick Mountain in Upper Dauphin County after the Civil War.
In Pennsylvania's anthracite coal field, reactions to the dramatic events of April 1865 were shockingly mixed.
"We are quarreling with our own prosperity, and about to fly from imaginary evils to greater evils, the extent of which cannot be imagined."
"Three hundred miles of funeral processions, and the tears and groans that accompany these sad partings."
A newspaper correspondent details life in Lykens and Wiconisco in the months after the end of the Great War.
Private Edward Ditty trained for war with the 23rd Engineers and sought success as a boxer in the ranks.
Women from the Coal Region volunteered to provide assistance to troops during the First World War.