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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.

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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.

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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?

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