Author Archives: Rosemary J. Kovacs

Samuel Fink

“If I could drive a team [of horses] down the street again,” retired Pittsburgh firefighter and octogenarian Samuel A. Fink (1879-1966) reminisced in 1960, “I’d be the happiest man in the world.” The zeal for firefighting expressed in that interview … Continue reading

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The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

Even though Pittsburgh is no longer widely envisioned as the smoky city, to this day it probably would not be most people’s first guess if asked about the likely home of this country’s oldest continuously exhibiting association of visual artists. … Continue reading

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