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Volume XXVIII, Number 1: Spring 2014
Chapman Revercomb: West Virginia's Last GOP Senator, by Michael K. Wilson
In Memoriam: William Davis Wintz (1917-2013)

Volume XXVII, Number 2: Fall 2013
Training the Troopers: Part 1, Before the Academy, 1919-1949, by Merle T. Cole and Donald R. Davis

Volume XXVII, Number 1: Spring 2013
The Notorious Nathaniel Harrison, by Kenneth R. Bailey
From the Editor: Documents on the Impeachment of Nathaniel Harrison

Volume XXVI, Number 2: Fall 2012
From Triumph to Tragedy: The “Real” Legacy of the 1942 WVU NIT Championship Basketball Team, by Patricia Richards McClure
Anthony L. Rader and the Test Oath A Nicholas County Tale, by Kenneth R. Bailey

Volume XXVI, Number 1: Spring 2012
Thomas R. Faulkner: Who Are You?, by Stephen T. Rogers
Two James Craiks and the Early History of the Kanawha Valley, by William B. Maxwell, Esq.

Volume XXV, Number 2: Fall 2011
Boyd Blynn Stutler: War Correspondent in the Pacific, 1944-1945, by Joseph N. Geiger Jr.
The First Civil War Christmas, by Kenneth R. Bailey, based on research by Donnell B. Portzline

Volume XXV, Number 1: Spring 2011
A Bibliography of Historic Archeology in West Virginia, by Robert F. Maslowski
“. . . coming home to die”: The brief life of Marshall S. Cornwell, by Kenneth R. Bailey

Volume XXIV, Number 2: Fall 2010
The Socialist Party in Progressive Era Ohio County, West Virginia by Christopher Price

Volume XXIV, Number 1: January 2010
Crown Patents of Lands in the Kanawha Valley by William B. Maxwell

Volume XXIII, Number 4: October 2009
Slavery in Charleston, 1830-1860 by R. Eugene Harper

Volume XXIII, Number 3: July 2009
"The Meanest Old Son-of-a-Bitch": J. R. Brockus of the West Virginia State Police by Merle T. Cole

Volume XXIII, Number 2: April 2009
Geiger New Archives Director

Volume XXIII, Number 1: January 2009
Romeo H. Freer, 1845-1913 by Kenneth R. Bailey

Volume XXII, Number 4: October 2008
West Virginia Historical Society Annual Meeting

Volume XXII, Number 3: July 2008
The Impact of the Mechanization of the Coal Industry on the Population and Economy of Twentieth Century West Virginia by Christopher Price

Volume XXII, Number 2: April 2008
History of Labor and West Virginia Politics by Michael K. Wilson

Volume XXII, Number 1: January 2008
The Marietta Manufacturing Company by Brocton Skeen

Volume XXI, Number 4: October 2007
Off the Job: A Brief Look at Recreation in the Coal Fields, 1880-1930 by Kenneth R. Bailey, Ph. D.

Volume XXI, Number 3: July 2007
The COBIA'S Toughest Battle by Larry L. Legge

Volume XXI, Number 2: April 2007
Carl G. Bachmann: West Virginia Congressional Leader by Michael K. Wilson

Volume XXI, Number 1: January 2007
The Boyd B. Stutler Collection: Bringing John Brown's Legacy Back to West Virginia by Stan Bumgardner

Volume XX, Number 4: October 2006
Irish Boy In America by Gerald Baughman

Volume XX, Number 3: July 2006
Grandma Moses and West Virginia by Frank Johnston

Volume XX, Number 2: April 2006
Rendered Obsolete: History of the South Charleston Naval Ordnance and Armor Plant by Justin Salisbury

Volume XX, Number 1: January 2006
Mountain Empire by Michael K. Wilson

Volume XIX, Number 4: October 2005
Soldiers in the Strike by Virginia Wood

Volume XIX, Number 3: July 2005
West Virginia's State Parks by Robert L. Beanblossom

Volume XIX, Number 2: April 2005
Virgil's Great-Grandpa: Unravelling an Obsession by Herb W. Depke

Volume XIX, Number 1: January 2005
"Honest, I Couldn't Make This Stuff Up" by Kenneth R. Bailey

Volume XVIII, Number 4: October 2004
The Death of Major Samuel McColloch: Historical Record and Oral History (PDF file) by Bruce D. Bonar

Volume XVIII, Number 3: July 2004
A Lindbergh Story by Thomas O. James

Volume XVIII, Number 2: April 2004
West Virginia's Chemical Industry (PDF file) by Nathan Cantrell

Volume XVII, Number 4: October 2003
Photographic Essay on the West Virginia State Police in Mingo County, 1920s by Merle T. Cole

Volume XVII, Number 3: July 2003
"Mere Military Color": The State Police and Martial Law by Merle T. Cole

Volume XVII, Number 2: April 2003
Hazel Atlas: A Home-Grown Corporation by Joan Weiskircher
Wheeling's Athenaeum 1854-1868 by Edward L. Phillips

Volume XVII, Number 1: January 2003
Red Men and Rednecks: The Fraternal Lodge in the Coal Fields by Fred Barkey

Volume XVI, Number 4: October 2002
The Cranes of Greenbrier County by Diane Crane Benelli, C. Michael Pavesi, Charles A. Cohenour and Kathy Cohenour

Volume XVI, Number 3: July 2002
Soldiers of the New Empire: The Gaujot Brothers of Mingo County (Part Two) by Merle T. Cole

Volume XVI, Number 2: April 2002
Soldiers of the New Empire: The Gaujot Brothers of Mingo County (Part One) by Merle T. Cole

Volume XVI, Number 1: January 2002
World War One and the Miners of Southern West Virginia by April D. Wolfe

Volume XV, Number 4: October 2001
The Collapse of the Silver Bridge by Chris LeRose

Volume XV, Number 3: July 2001
Coal Miners and Their Communities in Southern Appalachia, 1925-1941 (Part Two) by Rhonda Janney Coleman

Volume XV, Number 2: April 2001
Coal Miners and Their Communities in Southern Appalachia, 1925-1941 (Part One) by Rhonda Janney Coleman

Volume XV, Number 1: January 2001
Confederate Soldiers: Why Did They Enlist? (Part Two) by Michael Baxter Shock

Volume XIV, Number 4: October 2000
Confederate Soldiers: Why Did They Enlist? (Part One) by Michael Baxter Shock

Volume XIV, Number 3: June 2000
Thurmond: The Rise and Fall of a Coal City by Jessica M. Fair

Volume XIV, Number 2: April 2000
Two Hundred Years in the Telling by Dr. Barbara Smith

Volume XIV, Number 1: January 2000
The Role of the River in the Development of West Virginia Commerce by Steve Kenwolf

Volume XIII, Number 4: October 1999

Volume XIII, Number 3: July 1999
Booker Taliaferro Washington by Julie Minter

Volume XIII, Number 2: April 1999
John Brown: Road of an Abolitionist by Rebecca McPhail Samples

Volume XIII, Number 1: January 1999
Helvetia: Little Switzerland by Sara Akers
A Chronicle of the Life of Harman Blennerhasset by Michael Burke

Volume XII, Number 4: October 1998
A History of Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia by Armand Gruspe

Volume XII, Number 3: July 1998
A Brief History of the Disciples of Christ in West Virginia by Terrance Hamm

Volume XII, Number 2: April 1998
Hawks' Nest by Jennifer Jordan
Book Review: Ohio County (WV) Index

Volume XII, Number 1: January 1998
Dr. Cyrus Alexander Rupert, 1810 - 1891 by Don M. Rupert and W. T. Lawrence
West Virginia "Firsts" by Kate Quinn

Volume XI, Number 4: November 1997
Upshur County Historical Society Hosts Annual Meeting
Labor's Blue-Eyed Angel, Part II by Claude A. Frazier, M.D. and F. K. Brown

Volume XI, Number 3: August 1997
Labor's Blue-Eyed Angel, Part I by Claude A. Frazier, M.D. and F. K. Brown

Volume XI, Number 2: April 1997
The West Virginia Turnpike: "88 Miles of Miracle" by Christopher R. Monday

Volume X, Number 4 & Volume XI, Number 1: January 1997
Folk Medicine by Peggy S. Fisher
The Short Unhappy Life of William Seymour Douglass -- Part II by Frederick Nolan

Volume X, Number 3: October 1996
Annual Meeting Held in Mineral County, September 14 & 15
The Short Unhappy Life of William Seymour Douglass -- Part I by Frederick Nolan

Volume X, Number 2: June 1996
West Virginia History on the Internet by Stan Bumgardner and Chris Kreiser
West Virginia National Guard 2nd Regiment (Organized in Southern West Virginia)

Volume IX, Number 4 & Volume X, Number 1: March 1996
"Thy Brother's Blood": Capital Punishment in West Virginia by Stan Bumgardner and Christine Kreiser
Letter from West Virginia Penitentiary warden to the House of Delegates, concerning use of the electric chair, January 23, 1905


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