William Beik Memorial September 17, 2017


This film is a visual remembrance of the life of William (Bill) Beik, an eminent French professor and historian. He died on August 31, 2017. Bill was a member of the Battle of Homestead Foundation. On September 17, 2017, the Foundation honored Bill at a memorial service held at the historic Pump House, Munhall, PA. Members of the Battle of Homestead and his family gathered to share memories, stories and their love for him. He will long be remembered through his books, research, his students, The Battle of Homestead “Pumphouse Gang”, his friends, family and his wife, Millie.