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December 27, 2019

Exploring Holiday Culinary Identity, an Intern’s Story

This post recounts the experience of a History Center curatorial intern as he discovered the meaning of his own cultural heritage through his assistance with the A Very Merry Pittsburgh exhibition.

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October 30, 2019

Heinz: Bottles and Product Labels and Advertising Cards

H.J. Heinz cared about what he put inside the bottle, but he also realized that the package made the first, and often most important, impression.

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October 23, 2019

Heinz Pier and the World’s Fairs

When Heinz started his company in 1869, international expositions introduced people to new businesses, products, and innovations from around the world. Heinz loved fairs and never missed an opportunity to use them to promote his company.

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