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March 18, 2015

Women’s History Month: Political Leaders

To celebrate Women's History Month, here are two women -- both political leaders -- that you'll meet at the History Center: Queen Aliquippa, a Seneca leader from the late 18th century who met with George Washington, and Sophie Masloff, Pittsburgh's first female and first Jewish mayor.

March 11, 2015

Bertha Lamme, Engineer

Bertha Lamme blazed new trails for women when she accepted a job as an engineer with the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company in 1893. Her slide rule and T-square are on display in Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation.

March 4, 2015

10 Must-Sees at the History Center

From King Friday XIII's Castle to Franco Harris's Immaculate Reception shoes, and from the oldest surviving jeep to 160-year-old pickles, here are 10 must-see artifacts at the Heinz History Center.