In Tracy Campbell's 2020 book, the author uses the examples from the anthracite coal fields to show how our national myths about World War II often miss the mark.
We recently acquired this colorized postcard of the Glen Burn Colliery near Shamokin
We recently acquired a new image of this Coal Region community in Northumberland County.
James Fuller Queen sketched Shamokin at a key moment in the history of the Northumberland County community.
An August 1962 news report documents the early efforts to squelch an escalating mine fire at Centralia, Pennsylvania.
Mining engineer Max Fredericks gave a prediction of a bright future for the anthracite industry the day before the stock market collapsed.
The full force of the law was used in Mount Carmel to enforce social distancing during 1918 influenza pandemic.
In 1879, John H. Gable of Shamokin, PA patented this oil-wick miner's cap lamp.
On July 25, 1877, more than 1,000 workers marched in Shamokin. They were shot down by a local militia.
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.