A women reporter documents the lives and struggles of working class women on the outskirts of Hazleton in 1900.
When Captain Edwin Severn died in 1872, Mary Severn stepped into the role of Postmaster of Mahanoy City.
On March 18, 1914, the editors of the Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader turned over their newspaper to suffragists.
Susan Evelyn Dickinson became a powerful writer and commentator on social issues and events in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
Elizabeth Ellet documented a trip to the Coal Region in her book, "Rambles about the country."
A reporter from the Wilkes-Barre Record interviewed numerous women about suffrage in August 1920.
The women of the Schuylkill County seat exhibited some doubts about the newly ratified 19th Amendment in August 1920.
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.