The latest issue of Legacies, timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the “Great War,” explores the diversity of Pennsylvanians involved in this global conflict and sheds light on the stories of those whose World War I experiences have been under-explored. The issue is FREE to read online through May 25, 2017.
Note from the Editor:Pennsylvanian Experiences of World War I | Rachel Moloshok
Window on the Collections: Of Charcoal and Cockpits: Images of the First World War | Vincent Fraley
"Stirred Deep Down in Their Souls": Pennsylvania Immigrant Soldiers in World War I | Nancy Gentile Ford
Horace Pippin: World War I Soldier, Narrator, and Artist | Jeffrey T. Sammons and John H. Morrow Jr.
"Soldiers of the Soil": Wartime Gardening Programs of World War I | Rose Hayden-Smith
"We cannot yield, we cannot compromise": The Experiences of Pennsylvanian and Other American Conscientious Objectors during World War I | Anne M. Yoder
Teachers' Turn: Multiple Perspectives on World War I | Jessica Tyson
Generations: Documenting Your World War I Ancestor at the Pennsylvania State Archives | Jonathan R. Stayer and Richard C. Saylor
Legacies for Kids | Christopher A. Brown
Book and Website Reviews | Jessica Poe
Food for Thought: Remembering the First World War, 1914–18 | Barry Johnson
Pennsylvania Legacies, HSP's semi-annual illustrated history magazine, explores a variety of topics in Pennsylvania history for the curious reader. Legacies is available as a benefit of HSP membership. Members receive a printed copy of each issue, as well as digital access to past issues. Legacies is also available as a separate subscription.