The Detre Library & Archives at the History Center is a comprehensive resource for genealogy in Western Pa.

In addition to documents, maps, photos, and other resources helpful for your family research, the Detre Library & Archives offers genealogy workshops throughout the year that are helpful for both novice and advanced researchers alike.  

The Story of Our Lives

Whether you’re a seasoned genealogist or the keeper of your family stories, the Heinz History Center’s new programming series, “The Story of Our Lives,” seeks to reveal new ways of thinking about who you are, why your family matters, and how the work of family storytelling is essential. Featuring thinkers from various backgrounds, perspectives, and fields of study, “The Story of Our Lives” will explore the big questions of genealogy and offer new insights into the practice of piecing together your family’s history. Stay tuned for more information on our next installment in this series.