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November 9, 2016

Mid-Century Modern: The Taylor Family Collection

When you think of the History Center’s collection of family photographs you might picture sepia toned images of early 20th century immigrants. We certainly have many of those. But what about photos of everyday life from the mid-20th century? We have those, too, thanks to the Taylor family collection.

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.