Remembering the West End
In which a valiant Library Assistant explores a tiny room and creates the library’s West End Historical Collection.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Quick Review of Irish-American History
Why are we all wearing green today? How is it that one particular ethnic group came to figure so fully—politically, culturally—in the American story, to the point that as a … Continued
Listening to Veterans’ Stories
A few weeks ago, local scholar Todd DePastino visited the West Pittsburgh History Club to give a presentation of his work with local veterans. Not simply an academic, Todd’s work with veterans extends outside the tower through the Veteran’s Breakfast Club, a group he co-founded.