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.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

February 4th




Photo of George Romero. IMDb. http://www.imdb.com

Diary of the Dead photograph of George Romero. Everything Scary. http://www.everythingscarcy.com

Production still of Lee Hartman in his role as a news reporter/zombie in George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead. 1968. Leland Hartman Papers and Photographs, 1953-2003, MSS 896, Detre Library and Archives, Senator John Heinz History Center

George Romero in Plaid Shirt. Blogspot. http://blogspot.com

"They Won't Stay Dead" handbill. RandomGeekings. http://randomgeekings.wordpress.com

Dawn of the Dead Movie Poster. WAPDAM. http://wapdam.in

Andorus. Photograph of Carnegie Mellon University Campus. The Huffington Post. http://huffpost.com.


Saturday, February 1, 2014

January 23rd



B&W Photograph of Earl Wild. University of Maryland. lib.umd.edu

Photograph of Earl Wild with Piano by James Salzano. salzanophoto.com

Liebermann, Jorge. “Earl Wild Plays Again Liszt “Un Sospiro” (Etude de Concert) Live 1986” Online Video Clip. YouTube. 19 Dec. 2013.

Grand Opera Stock Co. Fifth Ave, Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Various playbills from the Grand Opera House, 1898-1901, MFF 0879, Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Handel. Suite D, Perf. Dove String Quartet. MP3. Archive.org

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

January 24th



Vic Cianca Directing Traffic taken by Bill Beal, ca. 1975, Detre Library and Archives, Senator John Heinz History Center.

Teresa Jame Photograph, Megavision.net

Betty Boop: A Language All My Own, 1935, The Internet Archive. http://archive.org

Special thanks to Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

January 22nd


http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/pw/html/flood_of_1996.html
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/pit/images/pitc.gif
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/pit/images/pitd.gif
http://vortex.accuweather.com/adc2004/pub/includes/columns/newsstory/2013/513x329_01102222_ap96012001973.jpg
http://www.steelers.com/team/coaches/mike-tomlin/4bf07eef-17d9-4b67-b634-c20700be0670
http://prod.static.steelers.clubs.nfl.com/assets/images/imported/PIT/photos/persons/coach-cards/Tomlin_Mike.jpg

Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 16th



Aerial View of Alcoa, 1925, Aerial Photographs of Pittsburgh Collection, 1923-1937, University Of Pittsburgh

Sample Section of a Stamped Aluminum Panel for the Alcoa building, January  19, 1950 Allegeheny Confrence on community Development Photographs, 1892-1981 Senator John Heinz History Center

Site of Alcoa building Construstion, 1951, Allegehny Confrence on Community Development 1892-1981 Senator John Heinz History Center 

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/07/09/the-800-trillion-scandal-how-banks-libor-lies-affected-you/#!fullscreen&slide=980083

http://understory.ran.org/2012/12/06/guest-blog-earth-quakers-deliver-toxic-water-to-pnc-banks/ 

http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/collections/collection-items/photographs/portrait-of-charles-martin-hall.aspx

(Portarit Of Andrew Mellon), 1910-1030, Carnegie Museum of Art Collection of Photographs, 1894-1958, Carnegie Museum of Art, 1905/1937, Carnegie Museum of Art


Independent Pennsylvania Battery “E”, (Knap’s Battery), Library of Congress, http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/stereo.1s02770/   

Monday, January 13, 2014

January 13th



Stephen Foster. Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 

William Barclay Foster, Sr., ca. 1925-1929. Pittsburgh City Photographs Collection, 1901-2002. Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Eliza Clayland Foster., ca. 1925-1929. Pittsburgh City Photographs Collection, 1901-2002. Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Entrance and Stairwell to The Stephen Foster House. October 1, 1927. Pittsburgh City Photographs Collection, 1901-2002. Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Stephen C. Foster Home. ca. 1925-1929. Pittsburgh City Photographs Collection, 1901-2002. Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Interior of the Stephen Foster Memorial. ca. 1924-1957. Trimble Company Photographs, 1924-1951. Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Stephen C. Foster Tablet. February 11, 1915. Pittsburgh City Photograph Collection, 1901-2002. Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center

Stephen C. Foster Gravesite. 2008. The Interne Archive.

Doo Dah Days. 2007. Doo Dah Days Stephen Foster Music and Historical Festival Website Gallery.