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July 13, 2016

The Steelworker’s Work Whistle on VE Day: Three Dots and a Dash

How did Carnegie-Illinois Steel Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel, prepare for the end of World War II? The Detre Library & Archives takes a look at some of the documents in the Duquesne Steel Works Records to find out.

October 21, 2015

Spotlight on the Sherman

Pittsburgh’s contributions to World War II ranged from the smallest bomb fuses to the largest artillery. But the 38-ton Sherman tank parked in front of the History Center reminds us that there’s nothing quite like the drama of a legendary vehicle.

October 15, 2015

American Archives Month at the History Center

Every October, archivists across the country celebrate their collections and their profession by participating in American Archives Month. To celebrate, join the Detre Library & Archives for a special Treasures in the Archives: WWII Edition program.