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We’re moving!

The Detre Library & Archives Blog has a new home on the Heinz History Center’s redesigned website! To read our future posts, please visit us at  If you’d like to subscribe to our posts, you can do so via the following link: … Continue reading

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Treasures in the Archives, October 11

Join the staff of the Detre Library and Archives in celebrating American Archives Month this Saturday, October 11, with a free program, Treasures in the Archives. Visitors will have the opportunity to see original documents, photographs and film as staff members share some … Continue reading

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Two New Digital Image Collections

The Heinz History Center’s Detre Library and Archives recently posted two new image collections to Historic Pittsburgh: The Congregation B’nai Israel Photographs and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Building Inspector Photographs. The Congregation B’nai Israel photographs contain 89 images dating from c.1920 … Continue reading

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A Red, White and Green Gridiron Legend: Superstition and the Immaculate Reception

December 23, 1972. Raiders: 7, Steelers: 6. Twenty-two seconds to play. Fourth and ten. The AFC Division championship on the line. Sports aficionados know well this moment in NFL history. Suspended in time, this final play held captive the city … Continue reading

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