Timeline of Pittsburgh

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.

18th century

19th century

1800s-1840s

1850s–1890s

20th century

1900s-1940s

1950s-1990s

21st century

See also

other cities in Pennsylvania

References

  1. ^ a b c d Townsend 1867.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Killikelly 1906.
  3. ^ a b c "U.S. Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Federal Writers' Project 1940: "Pittsburgh"
  5. ^ a b c d Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1832. Boston: Gray and Bowen. 
  7. ^ George H. Thurston (1888), Allegheny County's Hundred Years, Pittsburgh: A. A. Anderson & Son, OCLC 4173355 
  8. ^ a b c d Pittsburgh Directory for 1815, Pittsburgh: James M. Riddle, 1815, OCLC 21956933 
  9. ^ a b c Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, US Census Bureau, 1998 
  10. ^ a b c Nina Mjagkij, ed. (2001), Organizing Black America: an Encyclopedia of African American Associations, Garland, ISBN 978-0-8153-2309-9 
  11. ^ a b c d Wilson 1898.
  12. ^ a b c d e Scott 1908.
  13. ^ "Conventions by Year". Colored Conventions. University of Delaware. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  14. ^ Aaron Brenner; Benjamin Day; Immanuel Ness, eds. (2015) [2009]. "Timeline". Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-45707-7. 
  15. ^ a b c Fleming 1916.
  16. ^ M. S. Vassiliou (2009). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6288-3. 
  17. ^ Reiss, Steven A. (2006). "Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball Clubs". Greenwood Publishing Group: 299–300. ISBN 978-0-313-08306-8. 
  18. ^ Chamber of Commerce 1905.
  19. ^ Decker, John. "Pittsburgh's First Minor League Team". Pirates Prospects. Retrieved 2014-11-21. 
  20. ^ Paul S. Boyer, ed. (2001). Oxford Companion to United States History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-508209-8. 
  21. ^ "Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh". American Newspaper Directory. George P. Rowell. 1884. 
  22. ^ a b "Historical Chronology". Our History. Senator John Heinz History Center. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  23. ^ Wm. P. Smull (1883). Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual of the State of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg. 
  24. ^ The Manual of Statistics: Stock Exchange Hand-Book, NY, 1912 
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  26. ^ a b U.S. Census Bureau, "Mini-Historical Statistics: Population of the Largest 75 Cities: 1900 to 2000" (PDF), Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2003 
  27. ^ a b c d "Pittsburgh Chronology". Historic Pittsburgh. University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved December 30, 2013. 
  28. ^ a b c "Movie Theaters in Pittsburgh, PA". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  29. ^ "United States and Canada, 1900 A.D.–present: Key Events". Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  30. ^ "Children Tie Up Pittsburgh Traffic", New York Times, April 23, 1913 
  31. ^ Patterson's American Educational Directory, 29, 1932 
  32. ^ Nina Mjagkij (1994). Light in the Darkness: African Americans and the YMCA, 1852–1946. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-2801-3. 
  33. ^ "Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy". Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  34. ^ "History". Pittsburgh Foundation. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  35. ^ "Pittsburgh Strike", New York Times, October 22, 1946 
  36. ^ "On This Day", New York Times, retrieved November 30, 2014 
  37. ^ "United States". Art Spaces Directory. New York: New Museum. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  38. ^ "NCGA Co-ops: Pennsylvania". Iowa: National Cooperative Grocers Association. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  39. ^ Pluralism Project. "Hinduism in America". America's Many Religions: Timelines. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  40. ^ "About Sri Venkateswara Temple, Pittsburgh, PA". Penn Hills. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  41. ^ "History of the Food Bank". Duquesne, Pennsylvania: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. 
  42. ^ "Pennsylvania Food Banks". Food Bank Locator. Chicago: Feeding America. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  43. ^ Harry Henderson (2007). "Chronology". Artificial Intelligence: Mirrors for the Mind. NY: Infobase Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60413-059-1. 
  44. ^ "Pittsburgh Transit Strike Makes Commuters Scramble". New York Times. March 18, 1992. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  45. ^ "New Talks Set in Pittsburgh Newspaper Strike". New York Times. July 16, 1992. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
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Bibliography

Published in the 19th century

1800s-1840s

  • J.M. Riddle; M.M. Murray (1819), Pittsburgh Directory for 1819, Pittsburgh: Printed by Butler & Lambdin, OCLC 30696960 
  • "Pittsburgh", American Advertising Directory, for Manufacturers and Dealers in American Goods, New York: Jocelyn, Darling & Co., 1831, OCLC 1018684 
  • David Brewster, ed. (1832). "Pittsburg". Edinburgh Encyclopædia. Philadelphia: Joseph and Edward Parker. 
  • W. G. Lyford (1837), "Pittsburgh", Western Address Directory, Baltimore: Printed by J. Robinson 
  • Harris' Pittsburgh & Allegheny Directory, Pittsburgh: Printed by A.A. Anderson, 1839, OCLC 22234968 
    • Isaac Harris (1841), Harris' General Business Directory of the Cities of Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pittsburgh: Printed by A.A. Anderson 
    • Harris' Business Directory of the Cities of Pittsburgh & Allegheny, Pittsburgh: Printed by A.A. Anderson, 1844 
    • 1847 ed.

1850s-1890s

  • Craig, Neville B. (1851), History of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh: J.H. Mellor, OCLC 2455241 
  • Directory ... of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Cities. George H. Thurston. 1856. 
    • Directory of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Cities. George H. Thurston. 1860. 
  • George H. Thurston (1857), Pittsburgh as It Is, Pittsburgh: W.S. Haven 
  • "Views in Pittsburgh, Pa.", Ballou's Pictorial, 1857 
  • "Pittsburgh". Commercial Directory of the Western States. St. Louis: Richard Edwards. 1867. 
  • George Henry Townsend (1867), "Pittsburg", A Manual of Dates (2nd ed.), London: Frederick Warne & Co. 
  • John Leander Bishop (1868). "Statistics of the Principal Manufacturing Cities ... with Descriptions of Remarkable Manufactories: Pittsburgh". History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860 (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Edward Young & Co. 
  • Pittsburgh strangers' City Guide, Pittsburgh: J. H. McFarland, 1871 
  • "Ohio River: Pittsburg". James' River Guide ... Mississippi Valley. Cincinnati: U.P. James. 1871. 
  • "Pittsburg", Appleton's Illustrated Hand-Book of American Cities, New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1876 
  • George H. Thurston (1876), Pittsburgh and Allegheny in the Centennial Year, Pittsburgh: A.A. Anderson & Son, OCLC 1395886 
  • Industries of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.: Richard Edwards, 1879, OCLC 11213848 
  • Joseph Sabin, ed. (1885). "Pittsburgh". Bibliotheca Americana. 15. New York. OCLC 13972268. 
  • Illustrated guide and handbook of Pittsburgh and Allegheny, Pittsburgh: Fisher & Stewart, 1887, OCLC 21545881 
  • Pittsburg and Allegheny, Illustrated, Pittsburg, Pa: Myers, Shinkle & Co., 1892, OCLC 25607897 
  • Erasmus Wilson, ed. (1898). Standard History of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Chicago: H.R. Cornell & Co. 
  • Samuel Harden Church (1899), "Pittsburgh", in Lyman P. Powell, Historic Towns of the Middle States, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, OCLC 248109 

Published in the 20th century

1900s-1940s

  • Robert C. Brooks (1901), "Pittsburgh", Bibliography of Municipal Problems and City Conditions, Municipal Affairs, 5 (2nd ed.), New York: Reform Club, OCLC 1855351 
  • Lincoln Steffens (1904), "Pittsburg", The Shame of the Cities, New York: McClure, Phillips 
  • Year Book and Directory of the Chamber of Commerce of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1905 
  • Sarah Hutchins Killikelly (1906). "Chronology". History of Pittsburgh: Its Rise and Progress. 
  • John Newton Boucher (1908), A Century and a Half of Pittsburg and her People, New York: Lewis Publishing Company 
  • Manual of the civic and charitable organizations of greater Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh: A.W. McCloy, 1908, OCLC 9034197 
  • Henry Brownfield Scott, ed. (1908), Sesqui-Centennial and Historical Souvenir of the Greater Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, OCLC 21352097 
  • "Pittsburgh", United States (4th ed.), Leipzig: K. Baedeker, 1909, OCLC 02338437 
  • Elizabeth Beardsley Butler (1909), Paul Underwood Kellogg, ed., Women and the Trades, The Pittsburgh Survey, New York: Russell Sage Foundation 
    • Paul Underwood Kellogg, ed. (1910), Work-Accidents and the Law, The Pittsburgh Survey, New York: Russell Sage Foundation 
    • Paul Underwood Kellogg, ed. (1910), Steel Workers, The Pittsburgh Survey, New York: Russell Sage Foundation 
    • Paul Underwood Kellogg, ed. (1910), Homestead, The Pittsburgh Survey, New York: Russell Sage Foundation 
    • Paul Underwood Kellogg, ed. (1914), Pittsburgh District, The Pittsburgh Survey, New York: Russell Sage Foundation 
    • Paul Underwood Kellogg, ed. (1914), Wage-Earning Pittsburgh, The Pittsburgh Survey, New York: Russell Sage Foundation 
  • "Pittsburgh". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). New York. 1910. OCLC 14782424. 
  • Benjamin Vincent (1910), "Pittsburg", Haydn's Dictionary of Dates (25th ed.), London: Ward, Lock & Co. 
  • "The Building of Pittsburgh", Architectural Record, 3, pp. 204–282, 1911 
  • Edward Hungerford (1913), "Steel's Great Capital", The Personality of American Cities, New York: McBride, Nast & Company 
  • George T. Fleming, ed. (1916), Pittsburgh: How to See It, Pittsburgh: William G. Johnston Co., OCLC 7590447 
  • Story of Pittsburgh. First National Bank at Pittsburgh. 1919. 
  • "Pittsburgh Section". Automobile Blue Book. New York: Automobile Blue Book Publishing Co. 1920. 
  • Pittsburgh Blue Book, Pittsburgh: R.L. Polk & Company, 1920 
  • History of Pittsburgh and Environs. NY: American Historical Society. 1922. 
    • v.2
  • Federal Writers' Project (1937). Tales of Pioneer Pittsburgh. Philadelphia: William Penn Association. 
  • Federal Writers' Project (1940), "Pittsburgh", Pennsylvania: a Guide to the Keystone State, American Guide Series, New York: Oxford University Press, p. 294+, OL 6408386M 

1950s-1990s

  • Lubove, Roy, ed. Pittsburgh 1976. 294 pp. short excerpts covering main themes
  • Robert I. Vexler (1977), Howard B. Furer, ed., Pittsburgh: a chronological & documentary history, 1682–1976, American Cities Chronology Series, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, ISBN 0-379-00606-5 
  • Barbara Ferman (1996). Challenging the Growth Machine: Neighborhood Politics in Chicago and Pittsburgh. Studies in Government and Public Policy. University Press of Kansas. ISBN 978-0-7006-0786-0. 
  • "Pittsburgh". USA. Lonely Planet. 1999. p. 257+. OL 19682441M. 

Published in the 21st century

  • Louise A. Jezierski (2012), "Partnerships in Pittsburgh: civic cultures and organizational capacities", in Laura A. Reese and Raymond A. Rosenfeld, Comparative Civic Culture: the Role of Local Culture in Urban Policy-Making, Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, ISBN 978-1-4094-3654-6 
  • James Fallows and Deborah Fallows (ed.), "City Makers: American Futures", The Atlantic  (series of articles about Pittsburgh), 2014-

External links

  • "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania". Tools & Research. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. 
  • Items related to Pittsburgh, various dates (via Digital Public Library of America)
  • "Resources for Western Pennsylvania History". Pittsburgh History Series Teachers' Guide. WQED. 
  • "City Directories". Historic Pittsburgh.  (fulltext, various dates)
  • "History: 79-303 Pittsburgh and the Transformation of Modern Urban America". Research Guides. Carnegie Mellon University Libraries. 
  • Martin Aurand. "Pittsburgh Architecture". Architecture. Research Guides. Carnegie Mellon University Libraries. 

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