Penn State University hosts a webpage that provides easy access to Annual Report of Mines from 1870 to 1979.
On July 4, 1876, George Chambers addressed a crowd and explored the history of Pottsville and its surrounding communities.
Photographer Sheldon Dick stepped into a Shenandoah barroom in 1938 and captured memorable images of life in the Coal Region.
Schuylkill County was the graveyard of dreams in the 19th century. Failure stalked coal operators at their every move.
As the men of the 96th Pennsylvania gathered for training in Pottsville in September 1861, a hurricane battered their makeshift encampment.
Writer Susan Dickinson provided the New York Herald with vivid updates of the 1874 Empire Mine Fire.
"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.