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Collection Scope and Content Notes

Subseries 5 contains correspondence, memoranda, articles, newspaper clippings, press releases, and other records concerning Elsie Hillman’s activities as a member of the Mayor’s Taskforce on Entertainment. The taskforce, created by Pittsburgh Mayor Richard S. Caliguiri was aimed at fostering new cultural venues in hopes of generating more revenue. Additionally, a number of file cover the attempts to redevelop parking lots around Three Rivers Stadium into a new recreational center. While most of the material in this subseries is dated from 1984-1987, there is also one article from the 1930s on the city of Pittsburgh.

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