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October 5, 2016

Pittsburgh’s Diverse Immigrant Past & Present

The History Center has long been interested in documenting the immigrant groups and ethnic communities that comprise Western Pennsylvania. The Detre Library & Archives preserves and provides access to materials from individuals and families, social service agencies, fraternal groups, and religious organizations that shed light on the lives of immigrants and their descendants.

September 21, 2016

A Trip to Pittsburgh’s Suburbs

The History Center and Library & Archives strive to have our collection represent the constellation of townships, boroughs, and neighborhoods that comprise Western Pennsylvania.

September 7, 2016

Help the History Center Get Outdoors!

Pittsburghers love their city. But at certain times of the year, people eagerly head out of town to seek a dose of nature. Whether visiting the lake for a summer holiday or joining the guys at deer camp after Thanksgiving, Pittsburghers have been gathering at some of their favorite nature spots for more than a century. Where do you and your family get away and enjoy some fresh air?