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- "Pittsburgh Bridges"
SHHS Members Helen and Todd Wilson are coauthors of Pittsburgh Bridges, a recently released book in Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. The book has photographs, diagrams and descriptions of more than 140 of Pittsburgh's past and present bridges, including the wide variety of bridges in the Squirrel Hill and East End area. The book can be purchased at local bookstores and at amazon.com and other online booksellers. Todd will gave a presentation about Pittsburgh's large and diverse collection of bridges that were built to overcome challenges created by the city's hilly topography at the SHHS meeting on May 10, 2016.
- "Jewish Pittsburgh"
SHHS member Barbara Burstin, Ph.D., is the author of a book that will be of great interest to many Squirrel Hill residents: Jewish Pittsburgh, part of the Images of America series produced by Arcadia Press. The book contains more than 200 vintage photos, some of which have never been published before.
For more information about Pittsburgh’s Jewish history and to order Dr. Burstin’s books online, go to her website, pittsburghjewishhistory.com. Dr. Burstin will give a presentation about Jewish Pittsburgh at the SHHS meeting in September 2016.
- "The Burnt District"
by Gary Link
- "The Cable Car in America" by George W. Hilton Stanford University Press 1997
- "Pittsburgh Railways" by Ronald I. Beal
- "Pittsburgh Inclines and Street Railways" by Howard V. Worley, Jr.published by Howdey Productions
- "Small Books Collection"
Eve and Don Krieger are long time residents of Pittsburgh.
They are committed to placing as much material as possible at EveNDon.com and keeping it accessible and free.
Two pertinent books:
1923-24 Proceedings for the Squirrel Hill Board of Trade
1933-34 Yearbook of the Squirrel Hill Community Club
- "Murray Hill Historic District Publication", provided on the Young Preservationists Association web site (board Chair Dan Holland).
- The Steps of Pittsburgh: Portrait of a City, by Bob Regan; photos by Tim Fabian. Publisher Pittsburgh, Pa. : Local History Company, c2004.
(Speakers at our November 2004 meeting.)
- Millhunks and Renegades : A Portrait of a Pittsburgh Neighborhood, by Anita Kulina. Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA: Brandt Street Press, c2003.
(Speaker at our March 2005 meeting.)
- Fallingwater Rising: Frank Lloyd Wright, E.J. Kaufmann, and America's Most Extraordinary House, by Franklin Toker. Publisher New York : Knopf, c2003.
(Speaker at our January 2005 meeting.)
- Henry Hornbostel—An Architect's Master Touch, by Walter C. Kidney, 2002, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, ISBN 1-57098-398-4.
(Speaker at our January 2004 meeting.)
- Chronicle of a Pittsburgh Family, by Evelyn Bitner Pearson, 1999, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, ISBN 0-916670-20-1.
- Heart of Pittsburgh, Sacred Heart Elementary School, Parent Teacher Guild, 1998.
- Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait, by Franklin Toker, University of Pittsburgh Press (Trd), Reprint edition (May 1995), ISBN 0822954346.
- The Progressive Architecture of Frederick G. Scheibler, Jr., by Martin Aurand, 1994, ISBN 0-8229-3781-6.
- The Governors of Pennsylvania, A bicentennial Biography 1790-1990, by George Swetnam, 1990, McDonald/Sward Publishing Company, ISBN 0-945437-04-8.
- Pittsburgh—Then and Now, by Arthur G. Smith, 1990, University of Pittsburgh Press, ISBN 0-8229-3830-8.
- Pitt, The Story of the University of Pittsburgh 1787-1987, by Robert C. Alberts, 1986, University of Pittsburgh Press, ISBN 0-8229-1150-7.
- My Own Story, by Andrew Carnegie; book comprises a series of chapters from The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie, condensed by Eva March Tappan, Ph.D., 1984 ,ISBN 0-947559-02-7.
- The Remaking of Pittsburgh: Class and Culture in an Industrializing City 1877-1919, by Francis G. Couvares, 1984, State University of New York Publishing, ISBN 0-87395-778-4.
- The Spencers of Amberson Avenue: A Turn of the Century Memoir, by Ethel Spencer, 1984, University of Pittsburgh Press, ISBN 0-8229-3487-6.
- History of Pittsburgh, by Neville B. Craig, Esq., J. Weldin Company, 1917.
- Lords of the Soil: The Migration of Backwoods Settlers to Pennsylvania, 1760-1789," R.J. Gilmour.
Newspaper and Magazine Articles:
- "Chatham College Rescues and Revives Historic Cottage,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 21, 2003, Lifestyle, by Patricia Lowry.
- (Re: Mary Croghan Schenley) "Schenley Park Donated by Girl Whose Romance Shocked a Queen," Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph, September15, 1941, by Bernice Shine.
- "And Death Comes to Willa Cather," Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph, April 25, 1947.
- "Squirrel Hill," by Margaret A. Frew, Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, October 1929, Vol. 12, No. 4.