Wynning History is seeking your family's story about the impact of the 1918 influenza pandemic.
Fannie A. Couch wrote to Schuylkill County from Tennessee to provide updates about the Freedmen's School she was managing.
On March 18, 1914, the editors of the Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader turned over their newspaper to suffragists.
In 1879, John H. Gable of Shamokin, PA patented this oil-wick miner's cap lamp.
Founded in 1851, the Short Mountain Coal Company grew rapidly during the Civil War in association with the Pennsylvania Railroad.
The teachers from the Pottsville Freedmen's Relief Association penned a letter home to Pennsylvania in March 1867.
Charles H. King, Jr. eloquently described his childhood in Pottsville in his book, "Fire in my Bones."
This map from the Library of Congress collections includes fantastic illustrations of the Coal Region during the Civil War.
In September 1906, the leader of the Socialist Party of America gave a speech before a large audience in Schuylkill County.
A newspaper clipping from March 1867 provided an update about the efforts of the Pottsville Freedmen's Relief Association teachers.