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Collection Inventory

Series I. Production Files

Scope and Content Notes:

Materials directly related to the production of the play. Incudes grant applications, budget reports, scripts.


Box 1
Folder 1 American Revolution Bicentennial Administration grant request
Folder 2 Audience survey
Folder 3 Audience notes
Folder 4 Barge productions
Folder 5 Cast lists
Folder 6 Correspondence - Budget
Folder 7 Correspondence - Cast
Folder 8 Correspondence - City of Pittsburgh Bicentennial Committee
Folder 9 Correspondence - Miscellaneous
Folder 10 Correspondence - Pennsylvania Bicentennial Commission
Folder 11 Correspondence - Public relations
Folder 12 Correspondence - United Steel Workers
Folder 13 Documentary theater background
Folder 14 Documentary theater sample script: "Bread and Roses"
Folder 15 Essays
Folder 16 Fact sheets
Folder 17 Financial reports
Folder 18 Grants and awards
Folder 19 Individual or corporate contributors
Folder 20 Meeting minutes
Folder 21 Mini-festival
Folder 22 Miscellaneous notes
Folder 23 Oral history projects

Box 2
Folder 1 "Pittsburgh, Ho!" project
Folder 2 Polish Hill controversy
Folder 3 Press releases
Folder 4 Proposals
Folder 5 Public Committee on the Humanities grant
Folder 6 Reviews
Folder 7 Scene research development - Andrew Carnegie
Folder 8 Scene research development - Miscellaneous
Folder 9 Smithsonian American Folklife Festival
Folder 10 Steel/City scripts
Folder 11 Teaching packet
Folder 12 Testimonials
Folder 13 Touring script
Folder 14 Town meetings

Series II. Research Files

Scope and Content Notes:

Material generated during the process of research for the play. Includes photos, information on Pittsburgh and it's steel industry history, oral interviews, etc. The materials are grouped by topic.

Subseries 1. Labor


Box 3
Folder 1 12 hour day
Folder 2 Strike 1909
Folder 3-4 Strike 1919
Folder 5 1930s mill towns
Folder 6 1930s union struggles
Folder 7 Strike 1959
Folder 8 1970s No Strike agreements
Folder 9 Grievance handling
Folder 10 Union newspapers
Folder 11 Union speeches
Folder 12 Voice of Labor pamphlet

Subseries 2. Miscellaneous

Folder 13 Oral History interviews
Folder 14 Pittsburgh - Facts and figures, 1918
Folder 15 Pittsburgh - Letters to the editor, 1927
Folder 16 Research photos 4x5
Folder 17-18 Research photos 8x10

Subseries 3. Society

Folder 19 Depression

Box 4
Folder 1 Ethnological research
Folder 2 Industrial philosophies
Folder 3 Immigration
Folder 4 Poles

Subseries 4. Song research

Folder 5 Minstrel songs
Folder 6 Miscellaneous
Folder 7 Union songs

Subseries 5. Steel

Folder 8 African-American steelworkers
Folder 9 Carnegie Steel Co. newsletter
Folder 10 Child labor
Folder 11 Mill towns
Folder 12 Post WWII
Folder 13 Technical information
Folder 14 Unemploymemt
Folder 15 U.S. Steel Corp. history
Folder 16 WWII production
Folder 17 Wages
Folder 18 Women in steel
Folder 19 Work accidents

Series III. Audio Cassettes

Scope and Content Notes:

Recordings of the post-play discussion sessions and town meetings.

Box 5 Post-play discussions, July 8 - August 5, 1976
Box 6 Post-play discussions and town meetings, July 18 - August 15, 1976