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Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Resources

Pittsburgh Resources

The Allegheny Front: Environmental Radio 
According to its website, "The Allegheny Front is a radio program covering environmental issues in Western Pennsylvania. It's produced at WYEP-FM." You can both listen to and read the news stories on their website.

Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA 
Contains information about the thousands of bridges and tunnels in Allegheny County and Pittsburgh.

Bushy Run Battlefield 
Provides tours, exhibits, and educational programs about the Battle at Bushy Run.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Resource List 
Provides links to information and research databases dealing with Pittsburgh, including information about Andrew Carnegie, Pittsburgh history, genealogy, and much more. The Carnegie Library also has a Pennsylvania Department at the main branch in Oakland that you can visit.

Darlington Digital Library 
Contains books, manuscripts, atlases, and maps related to Pittsburgh and beyond.

Fort Pitt Museum 
Contains information about "Western Pennsylvania's pivotal role during the French & Indian War, the American Revolution, and as the birthplace of Pittsburgh. "

Historic Pittsburgh 
A comprehensive collection of local resources that supports personal and scholarly research of the western Pennsylvania area. Contains maps, images, full-text, census records, and more.

Historic Pittsburgh Image Collections: Chatham University 
View photos from Chatham history.

League of Women Voters: Pittsburgh 
Provides information on political issues in the Pittsburgh area.

Pittsburgh Crime Statistics 
Provides information on the Pittsburgh police and an annual report of crime statistics.

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation 
Contains links to articles about various Pittsburgh landmarks, ideas for educators, programs and services, and more.

Rachel Carson Homestead 
Provides information about Rachel Carson and her family, education materials, and other resources.

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area 
Contains information on Pittsburgh's steel-making history as well as ideas for educators.

Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center 
The History Center collects materials that document the lives of Western Pennsylvanians and the work of the region up to the present.

Teenie Harris Archive at the Carnegie Museum of Art 
Provides access to photographs by Teenie Harris, photographer for the Pittsburgh Courier, who focused on the events and daily life of African Americans

U.S. Census Bureau: Pittsburgh data 
Use the "Geographies" category on the right to view Census Data from Pittsburgh, including social, economic, housing, demographic, and narrative data. The Census Bureau website may contain other information on Pittsburgh as well.

Walking Tours of Pittsburgh 
Provides information on walking tours that you can take to discover more about Pittsburgh's history, as well as information on location, history, architectural styles, and much more.

WQED: On Q On Demand 
Provides streaming videos about Pittsburgh, including such categories as Food & Fare; Ethnic & Cultural Traditions; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender; Education and Learning; and much more.

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