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Pittsburgh & Place

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Cultures +3 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

Includes iconic people, places, and things associated with Pittsburgh. In the classroom, these resources can be used by students to investigate two essential questions: How do you define Pittsburgh as a place? What does it mean to be a Pittsburgher? 

Supporting questions and activity implementation ideas are located under this collection's Information (i) button. Collection developed for the SI Learning Lab Pittsburgh workshops.

Keywords: pennsylvania 

Allegheny Parade Hat

National Museum of American History

Mister Roger's Sweater

National Museum of American History

Mr. Rogers at the NZP

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Andy Warhol letter to Russell Lynes

Archives of American Art

"We Can Do It!"

National Museum of American History

Nature's Best in HEINZ Ketchup. [black & white advertisement; tear sheet]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

63c Dr. Jonas Salk single

National Postal Museum

Andy Warhol with unidentified woman

Archives of American Art

Pittsburgh Railways Company Token

National Museum of American History

Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey, worn by Terry Bradshaw

National Museum of American History

Roberto Clemente's Batting Helmet

National Museum of American History

Goodyear Employee ID Badge

National Museum of American History

Salk Polio Vaccine, MEF-1 Strain

National Museum of American History

Conestoga Wagon

National Museum of American History

Pittsburgh

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Chair

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Exhibition Poster

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Machine for Wrapping Wire-Rope, Patent Model

National Museum of American History

Self-Portrait

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Gertrude Stein

National Portrait Gallery

Rachel Louise Carson

National Portrait Gallery

Andrew Carnegie

National Portrait Gallery

Andrew William Mellon

National Portrait Gallery

Wright EX Vin Fiz

National Air and Space Museum

4c Fort Duquesne single

National Postal Museum

Sixteenth Street Bridge Adornments, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Edgar Thompson Works, Pittsburgh

Smithsonian American Art Museum

[Billy Strayhorn, seated at piano, pointing : black-and-white photoprint.]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Henry Ossawa Tanner with a palette

Archives of American Art

Ship Model, Steamboat Buckeye State

National Museum of American History

Henry Clay and Helen Frick

National Portrait Gallery

Black Madonna and Child

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

[Girl brushing her teeth in kitchen, photonegative]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lewis and Clark Expedition Pocket Compass

National Museum of American History

August Wilson

National Portrait Gallery