ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection

Wed., Oct. 28
Historical Black Newspapers provides information and perspectives that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream news sources. These newspapers include articles, obituaries, photos and editorials. Newspapers available through this resource include: Pittsburgh Courier, Philadelphia Tribune, Cleveland Call & Post and others.

Gale Primary Sources

Fri., Dec. 6
This resource is available to CLP cardholders only. Gale Primary Sources brings the thoughts, words, and actions of past centuries into the present for a comprehensive research experience. With authoritative content and powerful search technologies, this platform is designed to help students and researchers examine literary, political, and social culture of the last 500 years and develop a more meaningful understanding of how history continues…

Slavery And Anti-Slavery: Parts I-IV

Fri., Dec. 6
This resource is available to CLP cardholders only. Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions. Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition         …

Indigenous Peoples: North America

Fri., Dec. 6
This resource is available to CLP cardholders only. A comprehensive collection on the experience of the indigenous peoples of North America. The collection covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations. Indigenous Peoples: North America is sourced from both American and Canadian institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations. The collection also features indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and…

19th & 20th Century American Railroad Journals

Thu., Oct. 18
Carnegie Library digitized 186 volumes of 19th & 20th Century American railroad journals. These titles comprise state of the art professional and technical literature of the period, reflecting the primary role the railroads played in the United States, and of Andrew Carnegie’s commitment to promote industrial and technological advancement through the public library. These materials were scanned as part of the Lyrasis Mass Digitization Collaborative,…

Iron & Steel

Thu., Oct. 18
Carefully curated and digitized from the collections and holdings at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Iron & Steel Heritage Collection provides primary sources and key insights from books, journals, photographs, trade catalogs, and other unique resources dating back to the mid-1800’s. This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and…

The Builder

Thu., Oct. 18
When Pittsburgh and Pittsburg were used interchangeably, T.M. Walker published the architectural journal The Builder: Devoted to Architecture. The 151 volumes of this journal comprise an invaluable primary resource for anyone interested in the material history of architecture in Pittsburgh’s industrial heyday. This collection also explores the people, skilled trade culture, and artisan guilds that literally built the places that define our heritage.

American Marketplace

Thu., Oct. 18
American Marketplace, a digital exhibition comprised of manufacturer’s and mail-order retail catalogs tracks the development of American industrialization and its relationship to the consumer class. Many well-known companies in industries such as agriculture, shipping, railroad, automotive, and early aviation are represented in the American Marketplace collection, as well as the mail-order catalogs that sold their products to the new middle class. Together, they tell the…

Research in Context

Fri., Aug. 3
Gale's Research In Context provides middle school students with language arts, social studies, and science curriculum support through age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, etc.

InfoTrac Student Edition

Fri., Aug. 3
Gale's InfoTrac Student Edition provides secondary school students with access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books, covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.