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October 21, 2015

Spotlight on the Sherman

Pittsburgh’s contributions to World War II ranged from the smallest bomb fuses to the largest artillery. But the 38-ton Sherman tank parked in front of the History Center reminds us that there’s nothing quite like the drama of a legendary vehicle.

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October 15, 2015

American Archives Month at the History Center

Every October, archivists across the country celebrate their collections and their profession by participating in American Archives Month. To celebrate, join the Detre Library & Archives for a special Treasures in the Archives: WWII Edition program.

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September 23, 2015

A History of Curtiss-Wright During WWII

On display in the Hall of Industry section of the We Can Do It! WWII exhibition is a propeller on loan from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum that was made locally by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

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