“147,000 ordered to strike” – The beginning of the 1902 anthracite coal strike

The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.

Miners’ revolt in Schuylkill County during the Civil War caused headaches for Abraham Lincoln

Shortly after the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the Lincoln administration faced a crisis on the home front in Pennsylvania.