Patriotism took over Pennsylvania's Coal Region in the wake of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861.
"Anthracite rallies" encouraged miners to produce more coal to help the American war effort in 1942.
A reporter from the Wilkes-Barre Record interviewed numerous women about suffrage in August 1920.
Captain Alexander Frazer became a hero during the Civil War. And after the war he shined as a mining expert in the Coal Region.