January 24, 2021

New Digital Resource From Carnegie Library: Pittsburgh Iron and Steel Heritage Collection

From The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has opened a digital archive that will let Internet users worldwide view more than a half million pages of historical documents about the city’s iron and steel heritage. The library’s Pittsburgh Iron and Steel Heritage Collection — now online at www.carnegielibrary.org/ironsteel — contains more than 500,000 […]

Interactive Website Maps Pittsburgh’s History

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh Mapping and Historical Site Viewer” — http://peoplemaps.esri.com/pittviewer/ — popped up on someone’s Facebook page, then spread. Jonathon Denson of McKees Rocks described it as “an awesome mapping tool” on his Discovering Historic Pittsburgh website. Someone then posted it on City-Data.com, where Gene Wilson of Allegheny West found it. [Clip] To […]

Pittsburgh: Carnegie Library Names Cooper as New Leader

From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh board has announced the hiring of Mary Frances Cooper as president and director to lead the 19-branch system during financially troubled times. Cooper, deputy director since 2008, was one of three acting co-directors who led the system after Barbara K. Mistick resigned as president and director […]