On November 2, 1920, the women of Williams Valley cast their first ballots under the 19th Amendment.
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.
Coal miners across Pennsylvania went on strike in 1902. They couldn't have succeeded without the ladies.
During the height of the 1918 influenza epidemic, the women of Central Pennsylvania jumped into action.
Women from the Coal Region volunteered to provide assistance to troops during the First World War.