Pennsylvania Legacies issue on WWI published, free to read online through May 23

The spring 2017 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 underexplored.

April 2017 PMHB Now Free to Read Online through May 9

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce the April 2017 issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (PMHB) is free to read online through May 9, 2017 at

This issue explores the career of Moravian snuffmaker Christopher Demuth, the Civil War politics of Pennsylvania governor Andrew Curtin, and newly discovered antislavery writings of William Southeby.

Special issue of PMHB on Immigration & Ethnicity! Free to read online through Dec. 16

The October 2016 issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (PMHB), "Immigration and Ethnicity in Pennsylvania History," has now been published.

How do people from different cultural backgrounds and identities coexist, interact, and flourish together, and on what terms? In this special issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, we bring together scholars of Pennsylvania history to revisit some of these questions using current approaches to immigration and ethnicity.

Pennsylvania Legacies issue on Citizenship now published, free to read online to October 26

What does citizenship mean? What are its rights and obligations? Who should be welcomed as a citizen and who excluded? These questions have come to the forefront of the current presidential race. The latest issue of Legacies explores how Pennsylvanians have understood, exercised, and fought for citizenship from the earliest days of the republic to the present day.

Read Pennsylvania Legacies on LGBT History FREE Online through June

The spring 2016 issue of Pennsylvania Legacies, entitled Pennsylvania Pride: LGBT Histories of the Commonwealth will be FREELY available online, in its entirety, through the end of LGBT Pride Month. Click below to read this issue:


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