"ABOLISH SLAVERY" - A remarkable letter from an Irish-American soldier in the Civil War and his evolving anti-slavery beliefs.
In 1897, a former breaker boy penned a poem in remembrance of the child laborers of the Coal Region.
Patriotism took over Pennsylvania's Coal Region in the wake of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861.
Susan Evelyn Dickinson became a powerful writer and commentator on social issues and events in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
The Pittston Gazette published three letters detailing the bloody carnage at Fredericksburg in December 1862.