Category Archives: Families

The Spencer Family Valentine Hunt

In the early 1900s on the corner of Amberson and Dahlia Avenues in Shadyside, an eclectic Valentine’s Day tradition thrived in the household of a local middle class family. Rather than simply exchange sentiments of love and other holiday pleasantries, … Continue reading

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The Evans Family: A Pittsburgh Social Set

Before paparazzi, People magazine, and the Internet, Pittsburghers still got their fix of celebrity news. Miss Evelyn F. Evans, granddaughter of the co-founder of the Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, and other “society girls” were often featured in publications like the Bulletin Index and the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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New Image Collections Added to Historic Pittsburgh

Two new image collections were recently added to Historic Pittsburgh: the Fuchs Family Photographs and the Richard E. Rauh Photographs. The Fuchs Family Photographs, consisting of 25 images, primarily depict cadets from St. Joseph’s Junior Military School as well as … Continue reading

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New online finding aids

Ten new online finding aids were added to Historic Pittsburgh last week, including:  Abe Weiner Papers and Photographs, 1936-2011, MSS# 582 Abe Weiner was a Pittsburgh Surrealist painter and teacher.  This collection consists of his artwork, exhibition and sales records, … Continue reading

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