Rise of the Zompaires
Guide to the Collection of the Birmingham Union, 1893-1977
The Birmingham Union began when a group of concerned citizens decided to promote the revitalization and historic preservation of the South Side in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This collection contains information gathered by this group concerning the historic development and attempted revitalization of the South Side. The collection includes publications, news clips, histories, and photographs that contain information on churches, organizations, societies, institutions, and individuals in the South
Rachel Vora - 2011 Cascades Distinguished Student Award Recipient
In 2011, 13 OSU Cascades students were honored with a Distinguished Student Award. Rachel Vora talks about her OSU Cascades experience.
Ryan Wiggins - 2011 Cascades Distinguished Student Award Recipient
In 2011, 13 OSU Cascades students were honored with a Distinguished Student Award. Ryan Wiggins talks about his OSU Cascades experience.
Hannah Murton - Landscape Architecture
Leeds Met Graduate Hannah Murton describes her time as a student at Leeds Metropolitan University as a student on the Landscape Architecture course.
Don't Worry, Test Happy
Motivational song created to encourage students to do their best on a state standardized test. (5:06)
U.S. brokerage industry shrinking fast, says analyst
Aug. 25 - Analyst at Cerulli Associates Bing Waldert says the number of advisers working on Wall St. fell by 14,000, or by over 4 percent, last year adding there was also a major shift to independent firms.
Bomb blast in Pakistan market
Aug. 25 - A bomb blast in a market in northwest Pakistan killed 10 people and left more than a dozen inured. Deborah Gembara reports.
Guide to Records of 7/11 Democratic Club (Pittsburgh, Pa.), 1968-1981
This collection contains the records of the 7/11 Democratic Club (Pittsburgh, Pa.) for the years 1968-1981 and includes the Club's constitution, executive committee and general membership meeting minutes, membership lists, financial records, newsletters, candidate questionnaires, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia of club activities. These records provide an overview of the Club's organization and activities during this period.
Guide to the Oral History Collection of Black Sport in Pittsburghca.1980
This collection contains 54 interviews of individuals involved in black baseball clubs in and around Pittsburgh. The interviews were conducted in the early 1980's by Rob Ruck, then a graduate student in the Department of History, University of Pittsburgh.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Emanuel United Methodist Church, 1875-1986
The Emanuel United Methodist Church is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The records include six volumes of registers containing lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths; 75th Anniversary booklet; 1983 church directory; and photographs for the years 1875-1986.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company at German Evangelical Luth
The Records of Burials by Ridgelawn Cemetery Company, Pittsburgh, PA, 1888-1985, includes date, name, section and lot for burials in German Evangelical Lutheran St. Peter's Cemetery, North Side, Pittsburgh, PA, May 22, 1888 - September 9, 1985. Statistics are included at the conclusion of the records.
Guide to the Records of the Heritage Broadcast Institute of Pittsburgh, 1974-1980
This collection contains clippings, correspondence, press releases, program guides, reports, and a history of the Heritage Broadcast Institute of Pittsburgh for the years 1974-1980.
Guide to the Records of St. Elizabeth's Society, (Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, Branch 835
The Polish Roman Catholic Union of America is the oldest Polish American fraternal organization in the United States, established in 1873, in the spirit of brotherhood to unite and help Polish immigrants and has developed into a dynamic fraternal benefit society. This collection includes a constitution and bylaws, minute books, a membership roster, anniversary programs, copies of newspaper clippings, invitations and a banquet ticket.
Guide to the Records of International Order of Oddfellows, Braddock's Field Lodge #529, Braddock, PA
These records span the years 1857-1975 but are concentrated mostly in the period 1900-1975. The records contain minutes; membership rolls and application books; financial records; forms; and a small amount of correspondence.
Guide to the Papers of Richard M. Hughes Relating to the Vietnam War, 1972-1977
This collection contains the records of Richard M. Hughes, regarding the Shoeshine Boys Foundation, for the years 1972-1977. Hughes, a journalist during the Vietnam War, established a hostel for homeless Vietnamese boys, which became the Shoeshine Boys Foundation. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, newsletters, articles, and pamphlets.
Guide to the Records of the Thomas Merton Center, 1971-2004
The Thomas Merton Center (TMC) of Pittsburgh is an affiliate of the International Thomas Merton Society. Growing out of Catholics in opposition to the Vietnam War, the TMC has since broadened its vision to encompass issues including nuclear weapons, South African apartheid, Central American counterinsurgencies, and crises in the Middle East. The material in this collection includes publications, subject files, pamphlets, correspondence, newsletters, and articles that reflect this wide array of a