ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection

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: … Continued


19th & 20th Century American Railroad Journals

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 … Continued


Iron & Steel

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, … Continued


The Builder

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 … Continued


American Marketplace

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 … Continued


Teenie Harris Archive

For more than four decades, Charles “Teenie” Harris photographed Pittsburgh’s African American community for the Pittsburgh Courier, one of the nation’s most influential black newspapers. His archive of nearly 80,000 … Continued


Andrew Carnegie Collection

Photos, articles, letters and more are featured in this digital exhibit about Andrew Carnegie’s life and work. The Andrew Carnegie Collection is a joint effort of the Carnegie Mellon University … Continued


Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center

The Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center houses datasets from civic organizations throughout Allegheny County and Western Pennsylvania. The datasets provide machine- and human-readable information about key statistics and measures collected … Continued


Historic Pittsburgh

Search U.S. Census Schedules for the City of Pittsburgh (1850-1880) and Allegheny City (1850-1870), view images of historic Pittsburgh maps and photographs.