Editor Benjamin Bannan vehemently supported the end of slavery in the summer of 1862.
The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.
After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.
The notorious Coal Region power broker died by his own hand in a Washington hotel room in 1889
Patriotism took over Pennsylvania's Coal Region in the wake of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861.
On July 4, 1876, George Chambers addressed a crowd and explored the history of Pottsville and its surrounding communities.
As the men of the 96th Pennsylvania gathered for training in Pottsville in September 1861, a hurricane battered their makeshift encampment.
Elizabeth Ellet documented a trip to the Coal Region in her book, "Rambles about the country."
The women of the Schuylkill County seat exhibited some doubts about the newly ratified 19th Amendment in August 1920.