Thursday, March 20, 2014

March 20th 



Ferris Wheel at the Chicago World’s Fair. c. 1897. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a46278

Ferris Wheel at the Chicago World’s Fair. c. 1893. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a50979

Popeye with Betty Boop. Online video clip. Internet Archive. Archive.org. 3 March 2014. Web. 

Monday, February 24, 2014

February 11th




Srakocic, Keith. VA Hoptial. http://theblaze.com

Pittsburgh Coal Miner. http://www.shorpy.com

“Atari Fireworks Night Commercial at Three Rivers Stadium (1982).” Online video clip. YouTube. 25 Nov. 2013. 

Chuck Tanner Autographed Photograph. Sports Blink. http://sportsblink.com

Brown, David. “Chuck Tanner, Manager of the ’79 Pirates, dies at age 82.” Yahoo Sports. http://sports.yahoo.com. 11 Feb. 2011.


“Former Pirates Manager Chuck Tanner Has Died.” KDKA. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com. 11 Feb. 2011

Thursday, February 13, 2014

January 30th


Bill Beal Films, Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

The Monongahela Mystery: the B-25 Bomber Recovery Group, B-25 Recovery Group Collection, 1955-2003, MSS 406, Detre Library & Archives, Heinz History Center

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

February 12th



Bill Beal Films, Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Portrait of Mayor Cornelius Scully, ca. 1936-1946, Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, 715.272845.CP, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Title: Lives and confessions of Henry Fife and Charlotte Jones: under sentence of death for the murder of Geo. Wilson and Elizabeth M'Masters : together with a history of the case, and the statement of Monroe Stewart. Pittsburgh: Hunt & Miner, 1857. Print. Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center.

Lytle, William G., Jr. :They Walked the Bridge of Death: True Stories of Pittsburgh’s Most Dramatic Crimes.” The Pittsburgh Press 28 July 1930. Web. 4 Feb. 2014.