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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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August 22, 2019

The Vietnam War: The Press on the Front Lines

Take a trip through The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 exhibition at the History Center to become immersed in the history and significance of one of America’s most controversial conflicts. Along with hundreds of important objects, the exhibit showcases stunning and influential photography that often swayed public opinion of the war. Here’s a look at the photographers featured in the exhibit.

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August 19, 2019

The Food of Fallingwater: A Look at the Elsie Henderson Papers and Photographs

To see Elsie Henderson’s accomplishments and to listen to her recount her experiences as an untrained cook working for those who many consider to be American royalty is to glance into an evolving society over the span of a century through archival material.

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