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April 21, 2016

The Heinz Passover Ad Campain’t

Every spring, in time for Passover, readers paging through the mid-century Pittsburgh Jewish press could expect to see an advertisement from Heinz different from all other advertisements.

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December 9, 2015

Holiday Windows in Downtown Pittsburgh

What are your favorite holiday memories? For many Pittsburghers, a visit to the animated windows of the city’s department stores once defined the holiday season. Through the 1980s, Kaufmann’s, Joseph Horne Company, Gimbels, and, until 1958, Boggs & Buhl on the Northside, competed furiously to unveil the “must see” windows of the year.

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December 7, 2015

Eight Days of Hanukkah

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is here, and the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives of the Heinz History Center has prepared eight days of treats from the archives. For each day of Hanukkah, the History Center will post a Hanukkah-themed artifact, image, or document on social media. But for a sneak preview of all eight days’ presents, read on!

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