Western Pennsylvania History has presented scholarship for a broad audience since 1918 as the region’s oldest continually-published magazine. History Center members receive a free subscription to this award-winning quarterly publication.
The Winter 2017-18 issue of Western Pennsylvania History includes feature articles on:
- Frank Hogan, WWI soldier and poet who attended The Carnegie Institute of Technology, and whose life (and death) played out much like he wrote of in his work
- A family’s struggle with the death of Private Carl Willig during WWI and his remains lost in France for 90 years until new evidence surfaces
- Tracing the lives and tragic fates of the “Rain Day Boys” from Greene County who also fought and died in WWI
As well as columns about:
- A Magazine Grows Up: The History of WPH magazine
- Preserving by Publishing at the Detre Library & Archives
- From Relics to Artifacts in the Museum Collection
- Lena Guilbert Brown Ford, first American casualty in a London air raid
- The Negro Migrant in Pittsburgh: A Review of the Conditions 100 Years Ago
- “Gridiron Titans”: John Heisman versus the Pitt Panthers
- The entertaining adventures of Doris Riethmiller, born in 1918
Current issues of Western Pennsylvania History magazine are available for $7.95 in the Museum Shop, online shop, or by phone at 412-454-6300, and are mailed to all History Center members, who may choose between the print version an an e-version. For a sample of the e-mag that members can choose to receive, click here. A selection of back issues are available for $4.95 per magazine.
Exclusive Online Articles & Book Reviews
Read expanded online-only articles from past issues of Western Pennsylvania History Magazine.
- Getting to Know George Washington, by Jeffrey H. Schwartz
- America’s Toughest Golf Course: Oakmont Country Club, 1903-1922, by Steven Scholssman
- County Fair Encounters, by Richard M. Voelker
- Petroleum Pioneers, by Alfred N. Mann
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