Eyewitness to History

Making the Modern City

Students will have the opportunity to meet people who have seen history first hand, from the home front experience of World War II to a Vietnam War protestor. These sessions include analysis of primary and secondary sources, student facilitated interviews, and group discussions. Educators can select from two themes: Military Veterans: Trials and Tribulations of War or The 1960s: The Decade that Rocked America.

Grade Levels: 6 – 12
Program Length: 2 hours
Attendance: 1 – 2 classes require a minimum 2-hour visit.
Cost: $8 per student

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Please note that not all programs are available for all grades. Please refer to the Experience History Programs guide for more information.

Arsenal of the Union: Western Pennsylvania in the Civil WarUnderground Railroad in Western PennsylvaniaConflicts and Compromises: Pittsburgh’s Labor HistorySetting the Scene: Macaroni BoyCaring for Community: Jewish History in PittsburghEyewitness to HistoryShaping Modern Pittsburgh: A Deliberative Forum90 Pittsburgh NeighborhoodsGather a StoryA Better World: Improving the Quality of our Lives Through InnovationInnovation and InventionTo the Moon and Back: Pittsburgh and the Apollo 11 MissionHands On History - Exploring Original Primary Sources


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