In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.
A profile of Scranton in 1861 describes a rapidly industrializing community on the eve of the Civil War.
Frederick Douglass used his speech in Scranton to criticize Andrew Johnson, a racist president he viewed as a despot.
Private Jack S. Robins jumped into Holland on September 17, 1944 with the 101st Airborne Division
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.
The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.
Susan Evelyn Dickinson became a powerful writer and commentator on social issues and events in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
"Anthracite rallies" encouraged miners to produce more coal to help the American war effort in 1942.
Dr. Daniel E. Berney was severely wounded while evacuating wounded soldiers during the First World War.
"Three hundred miles of funeral processions, and the tears and groans that accompany these sad partings."