Researching the History of Institutionalized People
Join scholars and archivists as they discuss the strengths and limitations of historical records from state-run institutions to reflect the personal stories of institutionalized people with disabilities in Pennsylvania.
“A World Beyond: Jewish Cemeteries in Turkey 1583-1990” with Dr. Minna Rozen
The story behind the “A World Beyond: Jewish Cemeteries in Turkey 1583-1990” website is also an inspiring tale of scholarly persistence and a lesson about the importance of preserving primary sources.
Hop into History: H.J. Heinz’s Garden
Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique! This session will feature the story of H.J. Heinz, founder of the H.J. Heinz Company.
Foundations of Eastern European Genealogy
Join genealogy experts for the History Center’s first virtual Eastern European Genealogy workshop.
“Understanding Your Galitzianer Family through Vital Records” with Mark Halpern
This session with Mark Halpern offers an in-depth examination of vital records along with a strategic framework to help researchers in acquiring Galician records to further their research.