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Summary Information

Title: Duquesne Light Photograph Collection
Collection Number: AIS.2012.05
Creator: Tyrrell, Patrick J.

Collection Dates: 1927-1942
Extent: 10.0 boxes

Language: English

The Duquesne Light Photograph Collection contains approximately 2,255 negatives, the majority of which are 5×7 inch cellulose nitrate negatives. The photographs feature electrical stations, employees, and their families, company outings as well Pittsburgh scenes, including several Pittsburgh floods, the 1929 Light's Golden Jubilee honoring the anniversary of Edison's incandescent light bulb, the Cathedral of Learning, and McKees Rocks.