160-Inch Mill

The Homestead Works 160-Inch Mill was one of the largest plate mills in the U.S.

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Our Rivers: Yesterday and Today

Our Rivers: Yesterday and Today

The story of the Monongahela River is one of our nation’s history, our industrial revolutions and one of the men and women whose labors, previously and presently, earned the Monongahela River the title of “Ruhr” – The River of Sweat.

Antonella Threading Bobbins

Antonella Threading Bobbins

Antonella DiIanni, Italian Bobbin Lace artist, shows how to thread a bobbin. Antonella is featured in the exhibit "Making it Better: Folk Arts in Pennsylvania Today."

Making Lace

Making Lace

Antonella DiIanni, Italian Bobbin Lace artist, shows how to make bobbin lace. Antonella is featured in the exhibit "Making it Better: Folk Arts in Pennsylvania Today."

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Jerry Grcevich

Jerry Grcevich

Listen to Croatian-American Tamburitza musician Jerry Grcevich, from the Tradition-Bearers: Voices from the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Podcast Series.

Lillian Allen

Lillian Allen

Lillian Allen, who celebrated her 100th birthday in 2008, was the first African-American to be certified as a cosmetology teacher from the University of Pittsburgh. She discusses African-American hairstyling in the Pittsburgh area.

Historic Downtown Pittsburgh

Historic Downtown Pittsburgh

An introduction to downtown Pittsburgh and some of its historic buildings, courtesy of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation.

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Rally on Capitol Hill

Rivers of Steel and other National Heritage Areas rallied on Capitol Hill on June 15, 2010 to raise awareness about the importance of Heritage Areas.

Safety Posters

Safety posters (1957-1974) from the Jack Boot Collection.