A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.
Clarence Holland was 16 when he first experienced battle during the bombardment of San Juan in May 1898.
Catherine Romberger Myers was born in Porter Township in 1840. She spoke to a reporter in 1931 about growing up in pre-industrial Williams Valley.
In 1906, a small valley in Pennsylvania's Coal Region caught a case of baseball fever. The towns were never the same again.
A newspaper correspondent details life in Lykens and Wiconisco in the months after the end of the Great War.
Coal miners across Pennsylvania went on strike in 1902. They couldn't have succeeded without the ladies.
Jim Shurskis told the dramatic story of surviving his ship's sinking to students from Williamstown High School.
In the communities of western Schuylkill County, influenza caused terror and grief as it claimed dozens of lives in 1918.
On February 7, 1862, a roof collapsed inside the Short Mountain Colliery killing a respected miner and wounding several others.
The Pennsylvania Inspectors of Mines report details findings about the devastating mine fire in the Short Mountain Colliery in Wiconisco Twp.