We sat down with public historian John Heckman to discuss the 1862 miners' revolt in Schuylkill County.
A brief look at the history of Ashland's Pioneer Colliery in the 19th century.
A newspaper clipping from 1872 takes us into a long-demolished building at the heart of Williamstown, PA.
A reporter for the Hazleton Plain Speaker interview bootleggers to get a scoop on the booze situation in 1926.
A modern walk to the places that saw the worst of the suffering during the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak.
Influenza swept through the Hensel family of Sheridan, Pennsylvania in October 1918, leaving three dead and lives changed forever.
"Children of the mine are they, born in the shadow of the culm heaps with the roar of the breakers ever in their ears, with mines beneath their feet."
What was it like to fall ill during the deadliest epidemic in human history?
"Sorrow and woe stalk almost unceasingly in our midst," wrote the Pottsville Republican in October 1918.
A writer at the Lykens Register opined in September 1900 about rising inequality in the Coal Region.