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Collection Inventory

Series I. General History, 1891-ca. 1980

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains a number of secondary sources about the history of Carnegie Steel Company and its Edgar Thomson, Duquesne, and Homestead plants. These sources include articles, academic papers, biographies, dissertations, and timelines describing the evolution of Pittsburgh's steel industry, leaders such as Andrew Carnegie and Charles Schwab, notable events like the Homestead Strike of 1892, and the chronology of ownership of the Homestead Works. This series also contains programs and memorabilia from public tours of the Homestead and Edgar Thomson Works. These tours focused on the history of the plants and the history of the steel making processes. This series also includes a United States Steel Gold bond and information regarding the Irvin Case looked into by the Truman Committee Investigation. The General History series also includes a quantity of primary source material from the early years of The Carnegie Steel Company such as correspondence, annual reports, check rolls, safety regulation booklets, and production statistics. Later material includes agreements between Carnegie Steel / U.S. Steel and unions (1934-1977), a warning to management about "Summer Work-In" student agitators (1960s), and various memorabilia dating from the World War II era until the 1980s.

An addition of materials were made to this collection and added on to this series.

Subseries 1. Secondary Sources


Box 1
Folder 1 Articles, essays and papers about the history of the Edgar Thomson Works
Folder 2 Articles, essays and papers about the history of the Carnegie Steel Company
Folder 3 Articles, essays and papers about the history of the Duquesne Works
Folder 4 Exhibition catalog and excerpts from books about Homestead History
Folder 5 National Park Service, Homestead Steel Works and Carrie Furnaces Homestead, Pennsylvania: Inventory of Historic Structures and Their Significance (Draft)
Folder 6 Short histories, articles and exhibition catalogs about Homestead Works
Folder 7 Congressional Investigation into employment of Pinkerton Service during strike of 1892. U.S. House Reports vol. 3. No. 2447-2621, 1892-1893. (copy)
Folder 8 Homestead Strike of 1892, Dissertation by J. Bernard Hogy of University of Chicago, 1943 (photocopy from microfilm)
Folder 9 Chronologies of Edgar Thomson and Homestead Works
Folder 10 Short Biographies of Andrew Carnegie; Ralph H. Watson, Vice President of U.S. Steel 1930-1946; Charles M. Schwab; and William J. Gaughan
Folder 11 Statistics about African-American Employment 1910-1920
Folder 12 Pittsburgh Dispatch (Articles about Homestead Strike), July 12, 1892
Folder 13 Newspaper and magazine clippings about history of Pittsburgh steelmaking

Subseries 2. Steel Mill Tours

Folder 14 Program from Edgar Thomson Works Public Visiting Day, October 1936
Folder 15 Materials from Homestead Works Open House, October 15-17, 1947
Folder 16 Materials from International Visitors Tour, August 7, 1981
Folder 17 Materials from Secondary Century of Steel Making Tour, April 24, 1981
Folder 18 Materials from Cub Scout Tour, 1983

Subseries 3. Early Primary Sources and Homestead Works Memorabilia

Folder 19 Pamphlets, booklets and programs from U.S. Steel, Carnegie Steel and Homestead Works for events, public relations, and industrial concerns, 1900-1992
Folder 20 Pamphlets, booklets and programs from U.S Steel, Carnegie Steel and Homestead Works for events, public relations and industrial concerns, 1900-1992

Box 2
Folder 1 Miscellaneous management correspondence, Carnegie Steel Company, 1891-1901
Folder 2 Private Code for Use of the Carnegie Steel Company, Limited, and its Partners and Agents, November 1896
Folder 3 First Annual Report of the United States Steel Corporation (copy), 1902
Folder 4 Carnegie Steel Company, Employee Check Roll, Edgar Thomson Furnaces, 1902
Folder 5 Carnegie Veteran Association, 1902 and Obituaries of Early members
Folder 6 Rules, Regulations and Instructions Governing Safety Bureau, 1903
Folder 7 Carnegie Steel Company General Instructions to Employees to Avoid Accidents, 1917
Folder 8 Homestead Works Telephone Directories, 1917 and 1978
Folder 9 Production statistics, ca. 1890s and 1912
Folder 10 Company life insurance, certificate and correspondence
Folder 11 Descriptions and Specifications of Hydraulic Forging Press, 1890s
Folder 12 Register of triennial assessments of Pittsburgh iron mills, 1865-1867
Folder 13 "Personnel Reallocation: Edgar Thomson Works," 1958
Folder 14 Agreements between Carnegie Steel Co. and the CIO, 1941-1949 (and 1934)
Folder 15 Agreements between U.S. Steel Co. and the USWA, 1971-1977
Folder 16 Handbook of Terms Commonly Used in Steel and Nonferrous Industries, 1953
Folder 17 Production and Performance Report from Homestead District Works, 1950
Folder 18 "Talk Piece to be Uses in Connection with Acquainting Members of Management with Problems of 'Summer Work-in,'" 1960s
Folder 19 Pamphlets about production and products from Alan Wood Steel Company, Coshohocken, PA
Folder 20 Copy of U.S. Steel Corporation Gold Bond, ca. 1920
Folder 21 Copy of Medal Issued to National Guard during 1892 Strike
Folder 22 Miscellaneous memorabilia from Pittsburgh steel industry
Folder 23 Miscellaneous World War II memorabilia from Homestead Works
Folder 24 Miscellaneous notes and papers from office of William J. Gaughan
Folder 25 Materials from collection duplicated and mounted for 1995 exhibit
Volume 1 Production statistics 140" mill, 1905

Subseries 4. Topical


Box 40
Folder 1-3 History of Homestead
Folder 4 Homestead Business
Folders 5-7 Battle of Homestead Foundation
Folder 8 Order Forms, 1976
Folder 9 Metallurgical Department
Folder 10 General Plan Layout-History of Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation Plants Pittsburgh District
Folder 11 Walsh Bridge
Folder 12 Duquesne Works
Folder 13 Clairton Coke Works
Folder 14 Mon Valley
Folder 15 Management Club, 1969
Folder 16 Founders of the Superintendant Club
Folder 31 Irvin case/Truman Committee Investigation, 1943
Folder 35 Monongahela Morning- Draft Proposal

Box 40
Folder 33 United States Steel Gold Bond

Series II. Armor Production, 1887-1961

Scope and Content Notes:

The Armor Production Series contains material documenting the production, testing, and sale of armor at the Homestead Works, with the majority of documents pertaining to armor production for military use during World War II. Files in this series include reports about metallurgy tests from 1894 and 1912; government publications and studies from World War I and World War II; and correspondence between Homestead management and the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II.


Box 3
Folder 1 Government reports, circulars and statements about armor production, 1887-1904
Folder 2 Reports on armor experiments and testing at Homestead Metallurgical Department, 1914
Folder 3 Reports on armor experiments and testing at Homestead Metallurgical Department, 1918
Folder 4 Reports on armor experiments and testing at Homestead Metallurgical Department, 1919
Folders 5-6 Reports on armor experiments and testing at Homestead Metallurgical Department, 1921
Folder 7 Reports on armor
Folder 8 Record of armor orders, 1938-1941
Folder 9 A Study of Light Armor Plate Production for Aircraft Use, Sections A-C, 1941
Folder 10 A Study of Light Armor Plate Production for Aircraft Use, Sections D-G, 1941
Folder 11 A Study of Light Armor Plate Production for Aircraft Use, Sections H-J, 1941
Folder 12 Reports from Aricraft Armor and Helmut Steel meetings, Watertown Arsenal, Massachusetts, 1941
Folder 13 Subcommittee for Aircraft Armor, reports and correspondence, 1941
Folder 14 Subcommittee for Aircraft Armor, reports and correspondence [note: this folder contains fragile original documents. Please use the copies of these materials at the front of the folder.], 1941-1943
Folder 15 Correspondence to General Superintendent H.G. McIlvried regarding armor production and testing
Folder 16 Reports from Metallurgical Department at Homestead Works, 1941-1944
Folder 17 Reports from U.S. Steel Corporation of Delaware Research Lab, 1945-1948
Folder 18 Rolled Armour Subcommittee Report No. 48, "Study of 'Woody Fractures' in Rolled Armor Plate," January 17, 1945
Folder 19 Correspondence to and from F.T. Bumbaugh, Manager of Alloy Sales, re. Tank Armor Off Grade Analysis, 1951-1952
Folder 20 Metallurgy Tests, 1894 and 1912
Folder 21 Open hearth data, armor heats, 1961
Folder 22 Notes on lecture series, "Metallurgy of Iron and Steel," 1961
Folder 23 "Metallurgical Specification File Considerations," draft
Folder 24 Miscellaneous metallurgical documents

Series III. Computerized Control Systems, 1958-1983

Scope and Content Notes:

The files in this series primarily illustrate the processes and decisions involved in implementing computer systems at the Homestead Works to track and chart progress in all areas of steel production and sales.

Subseries 1. Computerization -- Homestead

Folder 25 "Structural Division Proposed Pre-Ramac Installation," 1958
Folder 26 "Proposal for Information and Control System," October 1966

Box 4
Folder 1 Systems Performance Specification, 1966-1967
Folder 2 Computer Installation and Operations, 1969-1973
Folder 3 Terminal Maintenance, 1982
Folder 4 Plant Production Systems, 1980-1983
Folder 5 Plant Production Systems, 1980-1983
Folder 6 Presentation Introducing Electronic Data Processing Machines in Steel Management, ca. 1958
Folder 7 Proposal for Homestead mechanical specification order processing system
Folder 8 Computerized Production Reporting System, Forgings, 1980
Folder 9 Handwritten Draft about OPD (Operating Practice Description) System, 1968
Folder 10 OPD (Operating Practice Description) Standard Practice, 1969-1971
Folder 11 BOP (Basic Oxygen Process) Practice Sheet, Edgar Thomson Works, 1982
Folders 12-14 Various Plant Operations Control Systems, 1973-1983
Folder 15 Operating Practice Description, Back Up Information, 1970-1979

Subseries 2. Control System -- Homestead

Folder 16 Annual Slab Inventory, 1975-1976
Folder 17 Operating Control System, Priority and Status Report, 1976-1978
Folder 18 Blue Prints/Flow Charts -- Structural Information and Control System
Folder 19 Systems Activities
Folder 20 Burrough Resident System Group -- Control Systems, 1982

Subseries 3. Objects


Box 35
Item 1 U.S.S. Hard Hat, 1981
Item 2 Hard Hat, United States Conference of Mayors Visit to Pittsburgh, June 10, 1979

Hard hat worn by William J. Gaughan during the United States Conference of Mayors Visit to Pittsburgh.


Box 36
Item 1-2 U.S.S. Banners

Box 37
Item 1-2 U.S.S. Gold Cufflinks, 25 Years of Service
Item 3 U.S.S. Tie Clip , 25 Years of Service
Item 4 Silver Tie Clip, Big Shop Homestead Works
Item 5 Delegate Medal, District 15 Conference, April 29-30, 1960
Item 6 Carnegie Steel Police Badge
Item 7 Carnegie 45 Steel Co. Badge
Item 8 Homestead Parking Token
Item 9 U.S.S. Zippo Lighter
Item 10 U.S.S. Employee ID Card

William J. Gaughan's employee ID card indicating his employment as part of the Metallurgical Department of the Homestead Works and his ability to access all parts of the Works.

Item 11 Management Club Membership Card, Homestead Works
Item 12 Business Card Case

Business card case indicating William J. Gaughan's position of Senior Designer, Operations Planning and Control for the United States Steel Corporation, Homestead Works and personal cards used by Gaughan to represent his role of Consultant Lecturer Historian.

Item 13-14 U.S.S. Pocket Knives, "The Big Shop"
Item 15 "Winjammer", U.S.S Corporation Homestead Works Management Club
Item 16 Ribbon, Retired Veteran Carnegie Steel Co. "Ye Olde Mills Outing", September 6, 1924
Item 17 Employee Token

Employee token bearing the identification, "Homestead Steel Works Machine Shop No. 2 480" used to clock in and out for the work day.

Item 18 Equipment Check Tag

Equipment check tag bearing the identification, "C.- I. S. Co.- HSTO Production Shops 138 Equipment Check".

Item 19 Medallion, Fort Pitt Block House
Item 20 Medallion, 25 Years United States Steel Corp.
Item 21 Equipment Tag

Undated equipment tag bearing the identification, "U. S. Steel Co. HMSTD. ST. WKS. ELECT. SHOP Serial No. 693".

Item 22-25 Employee Badges

Employee badges circa World War II. These include: one blue and green badge reading,"742 Defense Plant Homestead Carnegie- Illinois Steel Corporation Open Hearth Department"; one blue and silver badge reading "25468 Defense Plant Homestead Carnegie- Illinois Steel Corporation Trainee"; one red and white badge reading "Administrative 2137 Homestead District Works United States Steel Company"; one red and white badge reading,"Administrative 2628 Homestead Works United States Steel Company".


Box 38
Item 1-9 Button, The Big H Management Club
Item 10 Keychain, "I Belong to the Big Shop Team", USS Homestead Works
Item 11 Button, "There's no place like Homestead"
Item 12 Button, Carnegie Steel Co. "Ye Olde Mills Outing and Basket Picnic" September 6, 1924
Item 13 Button, "Anything we can do we can do better"
Item 14 Button, VIP Visitor in Pennsylvania
Item 15 Button, "We Are Big Because We Are Involved"
Item 16 Token, "Elect 1397 Rank & File Candidates"

Box 39
Item 1-2 Safety Glasses
Universal English/Metric Converter Slide Rule
Boxes 33-34 Metal Samples

Series IV. Steel Production and Plant Operations, 1935-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains items relating to the efficient and safe production of steel at the Homestead Works. Specific topics include basic and integral operations of the steel mill and the planning associated with maintaining high levels of production in the steel industry. Records in this series describe the production of various products including steel sheets, bearings, and beams and their sale. Also included is material relating to employee training and safety; items illustrating the effect of strikes on mill production; and the transfer of responsibility for effective mill operations from the accounting department to a specialized production-planning department in the 1950s.

Subseries 1. Production -- General

Folder 21 "Bibliography of Sheet and Strip Mills for Committee on Construction," Homestead Works, 1935
Folder 22 "Open Hearth Division: Man Turns per Week at Various Levels of Shop Activity," 1949
Folder 23 Open Hearth Miscellaneous, 1949-1962
Folder 24 "Product Facilities and Services, Johnstown Works, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation," January 1950
Folder 25 Management Roster, U.S. Steel Operation Department, 1951
Folder 26 "Production Planning Building, Air Raid Alert Procedure," 1955
Folder 27 Miscellaneous Papers of the Chief Metallurgist
Folder 28 Production and Shipping Figures, 1964-1975
Folder 29 Miscellaneous Production Statistics, 1898-1982
Folder 30 Structural Shorts, 1975-1976
Folder 31 Rough Draft, "Development of Process Sequence Operations Planning and Control Standard Practice," ca 1979

Box 5
Folder 1 Production Planning Department Papers
Folder 2 Sales Orders, Mills, 1964 and 1966
Folder 3 Reports on Rolls and Bearings Mills, 1958
Folder 4 Forge Rolls Information, ca. 1970
Folder 5 "Study Relating to the Break-up Roll Breakage at 160" Plate Mill Homestead District Works," 1961
Folder 6 160" Mill "Hot Rolled to Finish Yield" meetings, 1980-1981
Folder 7 160" Mill production statistics, 1978-1980
Folder 8 160"/45" Mill Miscellaneous
Folder 9 Drafting Practices on 100" Mill, 1958
Folder 10 100" Mill Miscellaneous, 1948-1972
Folder 11 Plate Mill Miscellaneous
Folder 12 Evaluation of Contoured Insulation Hot Top for 36" x 52" Beam Shape Mold (photographs included), August 20, 1952

Subseries 2. Training

Folder 13 "Open Hearth First Helper Training Program" for U.S. Steel Duquesne Works, October 12, 1951
Folder 14 "Furnace Operators manual" for Open Hearth at Edgar Thomson Works
Folder 15 "Open Hearth Operating Experiences for Operating and Technical Trainees"
Folder 16 "Open Hearth #5 First helper Orientation program," Homestead Works, 1959
Folder 17 "First Helper's Manual," Open Hearth #5, Homestead Works, 1974

Subseries 3. Accounting

Folder 18 Report on "Proposed Transfer of Production Planning Responsibilities from the Accounting Department Mill Clerical Units to the Production Planning Department," Homestead Works, February 6, 1953
Folder 19 Material Related to Proposed Transfer to Production Planning Responsibilities from the Accounting Department, 1952-1960

Subseries 4. Safety

Folder 20 Safety Supervisors Conference, 1955
Folder 21 Miscellaneous Safety Materials, 1957-1982
Folder 22 Accident Report, 1985
Folder 23 Emergency Operations Alerting Procedure

Subseries 5. Strikes -- Production Shutdown and Startup

Folder 24 Temporary Shutdown of Open Hearth #2, August 1945
Folder 25 Start-up data for Open Hearth #2, 1946
Folder 26 Four Day Open Hearth Division Operation Plan, 1949
Folder 27 Shutdown data, 1959
Folder 28 Open Hearth vacation analysis, 1947-1948
Folder 29 Employee Reallocation during Open Hearth #2 Shutdown, July 3, 1949
Folder 30 Employee Reallocation during Open Hearth #3 Shutdown, July 3, 1949
Folder 31 Employee Reallocation during Open Hearth #4 Shutdown, July 3, 1949
Folder 32 Employee Reallocation during Open Hearth #5 Shutdown, July 3, 1949
Folder 33 Shutdown Preparation for Strike, 1959
Folder 34 Startup Operations for Strike, 1959
Folder 35 Miscellaneous, 1959

Series V. Management, ca. 1930-1983

Scope and Content Notes:

This series documents various management concerns including personnel supervision, worker assistance, and worker negotiations. The contents also include directories and organization charts that illustrate management hierarchies and miscellaneous correspondence written to and from managing personnel.

Subseries 1. Management -- General

Folder 36 Visit to South Works and Gary Plants, 1941
Folder 37 Personnel Memos and Correspondence, 1951-1959
Folder 38 Homestead Works Personnel Transfers from Mill Clerical to Production Planning, April 1953
Folder 39 Miscellaneous personnel directories

Box 6
Folder 1 Union/Management meetings, Homestead Works, 1959-1961
Folder 2 Strike Timeline, 1946-1955
Folder 3 Management Information and Control Systems, Homestead Works, July 1, 1965
Folder 4 Employee Assistance Program, Homestead Works
Folder 5 Jeopardy/Exception survey, 1978
Folder 6 William J. Gaughan Weekly Activity Reports, 1983
Folder 7 Homestead Works Management Organization Chart, 1974
Folder 8 Chief Clerk's Book (copy), ca 1910
Folder 9 Personnel Appraisal Forms
Folder 10 Miscellaneous Papers, ca 1930-ca 1980

Subseries 2. Corporate Correspondence

Folder 11 Correspondence, re: bridge construction and patents, 1981-1982
Folder 12 Correspondence, re: steelworker negotiations
Folder 13 Miscellaneous inter-organizational correspondence, 1982-1983

Series VI. Binders, Bound Materials, and Publications, ca. 1940-ca. 1990

Scope and Content Notes:

This series is organized by format rather than subject. Most materials in this series are publications or official reports produced by The U.S. Steel Corporation regarding topics including accident prevention, steel products, employee appraisal procedures, steel making methods, anti-trust legislation, annual reports, and U.S. Steel advertising. Other materials relate to various aspects of general steel production or, more specifically, steel production in Pittsburgh.

Folder 14 Job Evaluation Manual, Revised, 1942
Folder 15 "Modern Steel Providing Methods" by R.W. Graham, Assistant Superintendent of Munhall Plant, 1946
Folder 16 U.S.S. Calliroy T-1 Steel Product Information, ca 1954
Folder 17 Reports from U.S. Steel for Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly, 1957
Folder 18 Principles of Accident Prevention, 1959
Folder 19 Principles of Accident Prevention, 1971
Folder 20 Principles of Accident Prevention, 1981
Folder 21 Principles of Accident Prevention, undated
Folder 22 This is Steel: Personnel Services -- Training and Development, 1965
Folder 23 Management Appraisal Program, 1971 and 1981
Folder 24 U.S. Steel News, 1977-1983
Folder 25 U.S. Steel Corporation annual reports, 1977-1983
Folder 26 Focus (Carnegie Mellon University Publication), 1982-1983 and 1995
Folder 27 Carnegie Magazine, Special Issue with Andrew Carnegie Recording, July/August 1985
Folder 28 Miscellaneous pamphlets and publications from U.S. Steel
Folder 29 Miscellaneous pamphlets and publications from U.S. Steel

Box 7
Volume 1 Steel Plant Design Series: Steel-melting Furnaces, 1956
Volume 2 "Quality Management Program," Four Day Seminar, 1981
Volume 3 U.S. Steel Advertising Film Library, undated
Volume 4 U.S. Steel Advertising Film Library, undated
Volume 5 First Helper's Manual, 1956
Volume 6 Fundamentals of Physical Metallurgy, 1952

Series VII. Topical, 1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains material donated by William J. Gaughan in 1999. These materials include information about the 12,000 ton press, brief facts about steel making processes, and a map of The Homestead Works prepared by the National Park Service in 1965.

Folder 1 12,000 ton Press Information
Folder 2 List of Homestead Steel Company Achievements by Date
Folder 3 Map of Homestead District Works Prepared by National Park Service (copy), 1965

Series VIII. Maps, Plans and Charts, 1903-ca. 1970

Scope and Content Notes:

Contained in this series are maps and plans of Carnegie Steel and U.S. Steel properties, blue prints of mills, drawings of equipment, and statistical charts of products made at Homestead between 1935 and 1964. Materials too large for folders are stored in an oversize box (box 8). Related materials can also be found in Series XII.

Folder 4 Homestead Works Plant Maps, undated
Folder 5 Homestead Works Plant Maps, undated
Folder 6 "Information Complied for Organization Committee, Carnegie-Steel Corporation; Includes Plant Layout, Working Force, Equipment, and Procedure for the Plate and Structural Finishing Mills," March 21, 1939
Folder 7 Map Showing Properties of U.S. Steel Corporation (copy), 1903
Folder 8 Miscellaneous Blueprints of U.S. Steel Duquesne Works, 1952
Folder 9 Reference Drawings of Water Gauge, Edgar Thomson Works, undated
Folder 10 Miscellaneous Maps and Plans

Map-case 12
Drawer 1 Plant Maps, Homestead Works, 1928-1944 (8.0 items)

Box 8
Folder 1 Product Statistics, 1935-1964 (29.0 items)

Product statistics for the Homestead District Works organized according by month.

Folder 2 Product Statistics , 1937-1952 (16.0 items)

Working copies of product statistics for the Homestead District Works organized by month .

Folder 3 Plans for Edgar Thomson Steel Works and Blast Furnaces (copy), 1890
Folder 4 Edgar Thomson Works Rolling Mill, practice development of sections from Ingot to Finished Product
Folder 5 Bloom and Structural Charts, Homestead District Works (11 charts), undated
Folder 6 Defense Plant Layout (2 plans), ca. 1943
Folder 7 General plan of Works showing course for visitors to follow through Mill (4 plans), 1912

Series IX. Negatives, 1941-ca. 1974

Scope and Content Notes:

The Negative Series consists of nearly 21,000 negatives, the majority being 4 x 5 negatives, taken between 1941-1974. The negatives depict both plant and community activity. Captured in these images are plant machinery, workers, strikes, safety and accident concerns, and social activities. Employees are depicted on the job and in their roles in family and community life. These negatives also contain images of World War II production, morale campaigns in the mill, and female employees during the war.

Box 8a Negatives, 1941-1944
Box 9 Negatives, 1944-1945
Box 10 Negatives, 1946-1947
Box 11 Negatives, 1948-1949
Box 12 Negatives, 1949-1950
Box 13 Negatives, 1950-1951
Box 14 Negatives, 1952-1953
Box 15 Negatives, 1954-1955
Box 16 Negatives, 1955-1958
Box 17 Negatives, 1959-1963
Box 18 Negatives, 1964-1970
Box 19 Negatives and miscellaneous, 1971-1974
Box 20 Negatives of personnel photos

Series X. Photographic Prints, ca. 1890-ca. 1980

Scope and Content Notes:

The Photographic Print Series consists primarily of 8x10 photographs produced from the negatives in Series IX, either for original Carnegie Steel or U.S. Steel use or for research use in the archives. Some prints in this series are the only copies available of images taken prior to 1941. Prints in this series are grouped in folders according to subject and are loosely separated into the following five categories: Steel Production and Plant Operations; Management and Worker Social Activities; Miscellaneous; Photograph Albums; Oversize Prints (of q size). Of particular interest in the miscellaneous category are photocopies containing William J. Gaughan's commentaries and descriptions of accompanying photographs.

Subseries 1. Steel Production and Plant Operations


Box 21
Folder 1 External Views of Homestead Works
Folder 2 Internal Views of Edgar Thomson Works
Folder 3 Open Hearth Slags
Folder 4 Open Hearth Description
Folder 5 Open Hearth #1
Folder 6 Open Hearth #2
Folder 7 Open Hearth #3
Folder 8 Open Hearth #4
Folder 9 Open Hearth #4
Folder 10 Open Hearth #5
Folder 11 Open Hearth Various
Folder 12 Blast Furnace
Folder 13 Carrie Furnace
Folder 14 Carrie Furnace #4
Folder 15 Carrie Furnaces, Various Numbers
Folder 16 32" Mill
Folder 17 35" Structural Mill
Folder 18 44" Mill
Folder 19 52" Mill
Folder 19 54" Mill
Folder 21 100" Mill
Folder 22 110" Mill
Folder 23 140" Mill
Folder 24 160" Mill
Folder 25 Structural Mill, Various
Folder 26 Structural Mill, 1926-1927
Folder 27 Centralized Shipping
Folder 28 Various Shops
Folder 29 Weld Shop
Folder 30 Machine Shop
Folder 31 Boiler Shop
Folder 32 Saw Shop
Folder 33 Howard Axle Works
Folder 34 Schoen Wheel and Axle Works, McKees Rocks, PA
Folder 35 Wheel and Axle Division
Folder 36 Testing Machines
Folder 37 Ingot Production and Shaping
Folder 38 Homestead Tie Plant
Folder 39 Metallurgical and Production Planning
Folder 40 Metallurgical Lab Photos
Folder 41 Heat Treating and Forge Maintenance
Folder 42 Forge Division
Folder 43 Presses
Folder 44 Outstanding Safety Record: Power and Fuel Division
Folder 45 Saw Shop: Structural Division Outstanding Safety Record
Folder 46 Safety Campaigns
Folder 47 "Zero Defects" campaign
Folder 48 World War II Years
Folder 49 World War II Years
Folder 50 Navy "E" Awards
Folder 51 Armor Ballistic Tests
Folder 52 Korean War

Box 22
Folder 1 Steel Design and Engineering Seminar, April 27-28, 1961
Folder 2 Steel Production Conference, 1957
Folder 3 Clearance Conference, Homestead, November 1950

Subseries 2. Management and Worker Social Activities

Folder 4 Various Presentations and Awards
Folder 5 Steamer Trophy at McKees Rocks Bank, August 1950
Folder 6 Photos of Management Golf Tournament, 1937
Folder 7 Superintendent Club Golf Part, Edgewood Country Club, 1948
Folder 8 McIlvried Golf Party, Smith Hills, July 18, 1950
Folder 9 McIlvried Golf Party, South Hills Country Club, August 14, 1951
Folder 10 McIlvried 1951 Cup Tournament score card
Folder 11 Homestead-Youngstown Division Superintendents Golf Parties, various
Folder 12 J.A. Hagan Cup Tournament Poster
Folder 13 H.G. McIlvried's Party for Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents at Edgewood Country Club, July 21, 1949
Folder 14 Superintendent party, Webster Hall, February 1954
Folder 15 H.G. McIlvried
Folder 16 Accounting Department Supervisory Group, January 30, 1947
Folder 17 Softball Champs, Supervisor's Picnic, June 1950
Folder 18 Supervisors Corn Roast, September 1950
Folder 19 Spring Dance Supervisor's Club
Folder 20 Supervisor's Club Party, Bill Greens, January 1950
Folder 21 Supervisor's Club Party, Bill Greens, March 29, 1950
Folder 22 Supervisor's Club Installation of Officers, Webster Hall, February 1954
Folder 23 Officials Supervisor's Club, October 1954
Folder 24 Supervisor's Election of Officers, Webster Hall; Arthur Bald, President, January 1955
Folder 25 Installation of Officers Supervisor's Club, 1954
Folder 26 Management Club
Folder 27 Management Club
Folder 28 Color Portrait of H.G. McIlvried
Folder 29 Charles M. (Michael) Schwab
Folder 30 Homestead Superintendents
Folder 31 Superintendents Mansion, Edgar Thomson Works
Folder 32 Homestead Works, General Superintendent's Home
Folder 33 Employees, Group Photos
Folder 34 Employees (Management), Individual Photos
Folder 35 Employee Photos, Various
Folder 36 Employee Photos, Various
Folder 37 African-American Employees, Various Prints
Folder 38 African-American Preachers and Employees
Folder 39 Union Activities
Folder 40 Photos of Homestead Neighborhoods and Homes
Folder 41 St. Nicholas Church
Folder 42 Tent Movies, "Miracle in Paradise Valley"
Folder 43 Homestead Chorus
Folder 44 Ladies Home Journal Photo Shoot
Folder 45 Pittsburgh Powerhouse
Folder 46 Local Sports Teams
Folder 47 8th St. Cafeteria
Folder 48 General Office Building Fire, 1944
Folder 49 Construction, 1956
Folder 50 Edgar Thomson Photos, Various
Folder 51 Dorothy in Duquesne
Folder 52 Union Railroad
Folder 53 Theater Guild "On-the-Air," Syria Mosque, 1951
Folder 54 Supervisor's Magazine Pictures, "Responsibility"
Folder 55 Filming of 100" Mill, Roland Reed Productions, 1943
Folder 56 Product and Plant Promotion
Folder 57 Photos for 48" Mill 50th Anniversary, April 16, 1949
Folder 58 Photographs taken by Association Photographers for use on back cover of Photographic Magazine, March 1949
Folder 59 Christening of Homestead Passenger Ferry
Folder 60 Largest Stainless Steel Plate with Phyllis Anderson

Box 23
Folder 1 U.S.S. Corporation Backdrop for Ocean City, 1949

Subseries 3. Miscellaneous

Folder 2 Miscellaneous Photos of U.S. Steel Corporation Displays
Folder 3 Miscellaneous Prints Identified
Folder 4 Miscellaneous Prints, 1936-1947
Folder 5 Miscellaneous Prints, 1938-1939
Folders 6-11 Miscellaneous Prints with Commentary by William Gaughan
Folder 12 Unidentified Prints
Folder 13 Unidentified Prints
Folder 14 Mounted Photos of Edgar Thomson Works Lab and Superintendent Club, 1981-1914 and 1912
Folder 15 Color Proofs including Edgar Thomson Blast Furnace
Folder 16 Color Prints, View of Mill from across river, October 1974
Folder 17 Color Prints, MESTA 100,000 Ton Press
Folder 18 Color Prints, Christmas Decorations
Folder 19 Color Prints, Close up of Steel Beams
Folder 20 Color Prints, Steel Slabs Cooling
Folder 21 Color Prints, Various Prints of Blast Furnaces and Casting
Folder 22 Color Prints, Various Outside Views of Mill
Folder 23 1892 Homestead Strike with Militia Encampment on Hillside (from materials added in 1999)

Box 27
Folders 1-7 Homestead Views 1988-93,
Folders 7-8 William J. Gaughan at Steel Mill 1982
Folders 9-10 William J. Gaughan Collection Donation,
Folders 11-14 William J. Gaughan Presentations,
Folders 15-25 William J. Gaughan Presentation Reference Material,
Folder 26 Carnegie Phipps & Company Ltd., 1887
Folder 27 Homestead Steel
Folder 28 Replicas from Stevens-Robertson Galleries Collection

Subseries 4. Photographic Albums


Box 24
Volume 1 Views of 100" Mill

Box 25
Volume 1 Views of Carrie Furnace

Subseries 5. Oversize Photographic Prints


Oversize 26
Item 1 Homestead Works (view from hillside)
Item 2-3 Homestead Works (view from above Monongahela River, near Homestead Hi-Level Bridge)
Item 4 Homestead Works (view from above Monongahela River)
Item 5 Homestead Works (view from near Mesta toward Homestead Hi-Level bridge)
Item 6 Mesta Machine Plant (view from above Monongahela River)
Item 7-8 Homestead Works (view from above Monongahela River toward mill and surrounding community)
Item 9 Homestead Works (view from above Mesta toward Homestead Hi-Level Bridge)
Item 10 Mesta Machine Works (view from Monongahela River)
Item 11 Edgar Thomson Works (view form above, towards Monongahela River)
Item 12 Edgar Thomson Works (view from above Monongahela River, towards mill, after 1957)
Item 13 Edgar Thomson Works (view from above Kennywood, across Monongahela River, toward Mill)
Item 14 Duplicate of folder #12
Item 15 Aerial view of Homestead Works
Item 16 Aerial view of Homestead Works, Carrie Blast Furnaces
Item 17 Aerial view of unidentified plant
Item 18 Aerial view of Homestead Works, 1950s
Item 19 Aerial view of Homestead Works, upper mills in west end, post 1958
Item 20 Aerial view of Homestead Works
Item 21 Aerial view of Homestead Works
Item 22 Aerial view of Homestead Works, with 45" mill, foundry, 32" mill, old physical lab, and old 119" plate mill building
Item 23 Superintendent of Edgar Thomson Works with Phil Murray (Head of USW) and two unidentified men. On a good will tour to encourage harmony between management and labor.
Item 24 Forging
Item 25 Charging an open heart furnace
Item 26 Testing
Item 27 Teeming
Item 28 50,000 lbs. capacity soaking pit crane
Item 29 McIlvried portrait inside mill [print is missing from its original folder, duplicate may be found in FF 94:3/22/28], 1950
Item 30 Superintendent Charles Pinkey portrait
Item 31 J.L. Perry Portrait
Item 32 Work crews, 30" slab and 48" plate mills
Item 33 General superintendents - control operations
Item 34 Portrait of Benjamin F. Fariless, President and CEO of U.S. Steel
Item 35 Automatic ladle addition equipment, open hearth, ca. 1958
Item 36 Superintendent's Club, Homestead Steel Works
Item 37 Superintendents [placed at bottom of box due to size], 1898
Item 38 Edgar Thomson blast furnace and ladles, undated
Item 39 Aerial view of Edgar Thomson Works, undated
Item 40 Edgar Thomson Works, 1916
Item 41 Edgar Thomson Works, 1912
Item 42 The building of an open hearth at Edgar Thomson Works, 1914
Item 43 Back end of open hearth, Edgar Thomson Works, 1913
Item 44 Aerial view of Edgar Thomson Works, 1958
Item 45 1892 Homestead Strike, Militia on Hillside. Photo possibly taken by BLH Dabbs.

Series XI. Motion Picture Films, ca. 1956-ca. 1974

Scope and Content Notes:

The Motion Picture Films Series contains films produced for the U.S. Steel Corporation to demonstrate steel production techniques, train new employees, promote safety, and address management concerns.

Reel 1 The Heating of Capped Steel. U.S.S Metallurgical Process Control
Reel 2 Steel and America: a New Look...
Reel 3 Steel and America: a New Look...
Reel 4 Knowing's Not Enough
Reel 5 Knowing's Not Enough [missing beginning of film]
Reel 6 The Search for a Better Way: Report to Management on the Findings of the Management Questionnaire
Reel 7 The Search for a Better Way: Report to Management on the Findings of the Management Questionnaire
Reel 8 Yeah
Reel 9 The Hot Rolling of Steel Sheets, The Making and Shaping of Steel Series
Reel 10 The Electric Arc Furnace, The Making and Shaping of Steel Series
Reel 11 The Blast Furnace, The Making and Shaping of Steel Series
Reel 12 The Blast Furnace [missing beginning of film]
Reel 13 Chemistry of Iron and Steel, The Making and Shaping of Steel Series
Reel 14 Oxygen Film, OH Department of Homestead Works
Reel 15 Semi-Finished Steel, The Making and Shaping of Steel Series
Reel 16 The Open Hearth Furnace, The Making and Shaping of Steel Series
Reel 17 Tension Testing
Reel 18 Treasure Chest
Reel 19 Hooking the Skull Scraper
Reel 20 Steel by Stopwatch
Reel 21 Pouring, Babbit Bearings
Reel 22 The Carban: Oxygen Reaction in the Open Hearth Bath
Reel 23 Where's Joe?
Reel 24 Untitled Training Film
Reel 25 Last Rolling at 48" Mill (12-29-1979) and Last Heat at OH 5 (6-23-1982), 1979-1982

16mm film footage documenting the last steel rolled at the 48" mill and the last heat at O.H. #5. Approximately 10 minutes.

  • Digitization in progress.

Series XII. Oversize Prints, Architectural Drawings, Blueprints, and Miscellaneous, ca. 1890-ca. 1970

Scope and Content Notes:

Among the items in this series are drawings of mill equipment and plans showing mill properties. Oversize prints of panoramic views of the mills and ephemera are also included.

Subseries 1. Architectural Drawings and Blue Prints


Map-case 12
Drawer 1-3
Item AA #68 60 ton rope power traveling crane, May 1891
Item AA #88 Shafting for driving cranes in press shop- Homestead Steel Works, June 1, 1891
Item AA #93 Arrangement for driving cranes in new armor plate machine shop - Homestead Steel Works, June 13, 1891
Item AA #148 60 ton power traveling crane. Tracing No. 70N, Craven Bros. Ltd. Traced from print, August 7, 1891
Item AA #239 Dies for 2,000 ton hydraulic press for gun sponsors of "New York," May 24, 1892
Item AA #3876 Building plan and section S.T.S. Treating Shop, Heat Treating Department, October 7, 1940
Item AH Sheet 119 Map, corrected borough line- Borough of Rankin Station
Item AH Sheet 200 Map of property belonging to the Carrie Furnace Co. Situated at Kroling Station, the Borough of Rankin, September 1894
Item AK #163 Foundation of 48" universal mill--Homestead Steel Works [poor condition], November 16, 1892
Item AK #164 Foundation for 48" universal mill--Homestead Steel Works [poor condition], November 17, 1898
Item AK #190 Foundations for 50" x 60" reversing engines-48" universal mill--Homestead Steel Works [poor condition], December 7, 1898
Images C.E. 2 Arrangement to bring outlet of 119" mill sewer 180 ft. below intake to pump house. Carnegie Steel Co., Homestead Works [poor condition], October 5, 1901
Item C.E. 5 Map showing main line and branch line of the Union R.R. through the Homestead Steel Mills, September 1896
Item C.E. 53a Section of Test Wells Homestead Steel Works. Carnegie Steel Co. [2 copies, C.E. 66 is located in same file], July 13, 1904
Item C.E. 53b Section of Test Wells, Number 3. Homestead Steel Works [2 copies], March 13, 1905
Item C.E. 66 Section of test wells on the Denniston property, Carnegie Steel Co. Carrie Furnaces [2 copies, located in same file as C.E. 53a], December 29, 1905
Item C.E. 177 Water lines at A.P. Department and 35"-40" Mills--Homestead Steel Works, January 20, 1914
Item C.E. 240 Plan of property of PBG Bessemer Steel Works Limited, December 1879
Item C.E. 3683 Homestead- Carrie Furnaces, Briquette. Central Dock, Wheel and Axle Division, rev. March 1956
Item C.E. 3683-P Homestead and Carrie Furnaces--U.S.S. Corp, April 28, 1976
Item C.E. 3698 Hydraulic lines, Homestead
Item C.E. 4007 Proposed location of pumping station, setting basins, and trunk water lines--Homestead Steel Works, March 21, 1919
Item C.E. 4007 Duplicate
Item C.E. 4010 Mill Diagram [Superseded by C.E. 3647]
Item EXH 34 General plan of Homestead Steel Works; Howard Axle Works, Hays Yard Construction program of 1931-revised [2 copies]
Item F1 #1533 General plan of Armor Plate Department- Homestead Steel Works, November 1, 1904
Item G #24 Piston Rod for Blacksmiths Shop--Pittsburgh Bessemer Steel Co. Ltd, May 15, 1882
Item G 393 Plan showing part of Carnegie Steel Company's Property--Homestead Steel Works, April 27, 1908
Item G 1024 Steel for pouring car; New converting mill--Homestead Steel Works, August 25, 1892
Item G 1554 General Plan, East of City Farm Lane, Building and Equipment--Homestead Steel Works, 1923
Item G 1816 Plan of buildings--Homestead Steel Works [2 copies], August 13, 1906
Item I #73 Details for Intermediate Building--Carnegie, Phipps and Co. Ltd, July 1, 1886
Item I 1044 General Plan of 72" and 84" plate mills--Carnegie Steel Co. Homestead Steel Works [2 copies]
Item I 1400 General plan of 34" and 72" plate mills, and Open Hearth No. 1--Carnegie Steel Co. Homestead Steel Works [2 copies]
Item I 1400a Mill diagram [2 copies], April 21, 1927
Item K 54 Plan of lot residence of C.M. Schwab; Munhall, PA, September 17, 1896
Item K 505 First Floor plan; General Superintendent's Residence [2 copies], May 17, 1919
Item K 506 Second floor plan; General Superintendent's Residence. Carnegie Steel Co. Homestead Steel Works [2 copies], May 17, 1919
Item K 507 Third floor plan; General Superintendent's Residence. Carnegie Steel Co. Homestead Steel Works [2 copies], May 20, 1919
Item K 540 Plan of shrubbery beds and trees; Residence of General Superintendent--Homestead Steel Works [2 copies], January 18, 1921
Item K 856 Space Diagrams for Carnegie Library, Homestead
Item PD 216 Plan of 100" plate mill and 45" slabbing mill [2 copies]
Item PD 218 Plan of 160" plate mill
Item PD 219 Plan of forgings division [2 copies]
Item R Imp 39A Details of water tank for new waterworks at Homestead Steel Works, May 10, 1888
Item R 147 Water Works; Carnegie Steel Co, Homestead Steel Works, March 26, 1923
Item R 168 Arrangement of 40-0 tank and piping for waterworks. Carnegie Steel Co, Homestead Steel Works, April 11, 1912
Item T #183 General plan of open hearth basic plant; Homestead Steel Works [2 copies], June 1890
Item T #185 General plan of open hearth basic plan; Homestead Steel Works [2 copies], June 1890

Subseries 2. Folio Sized Prints


Map-case 12
Drawer 4 1. Photographic Panoramic Print of Edgar Thomson Works [very fragile]
2. Photographic Panoramic Print of Edgar Thomson Works, June 11, 1927
3. View of mill from above the river
4. Large gathering/party [very fragile]
5. Department Superintendent's Club of Homestead Steel Works, April 30, 1914
6. Department Superintendent's Club of Edgar Thomson Works, 1909
7. J. Edgar Thomson, etching
8. J. Edgar Thomson, photographic print
9. S.S. Santa Paula, 1932
10. Anti-Communist Proclamation signed by employees of Carnegie Illinois Steel Corporation
11. Panoramic shot of Homestead Works, 1906

Subseries 3. Miscellaneous


Map-case 12
Drawer 3
Item 1 Drawing of Homestead, PA, 1902
Item 2 Map of Braddock and North Braddock showing the location of the field of Battle, July 9, 1755. Based upon maps made by Pat Mackeller, Engineer with Braddock's army (battle located by Sydney Dillon, Chief Engineer at Edgar Thomson Works), undated
Item 3 U.S.S. Corporation; Homestead District Works, 1965
Item 4 U.S.S. Homestead Steel Works Press Shop No. 1; History and diagram
Item 5 Press Shop No. 1 (Architectural Diagram), showing expansions in 1891, 1893, and 1903, 1989
Item 6 Press Shop No. 1; Architectural diagrams, 1891
Item 7 Plan of Press Shop No. 1, 1891
Item 8 Partial plan of Press Shop No. 1, 1893
Item 9 Addition to Press Shop No.1, 1903
Item 10 Partial plan of Press Shop No. 1, 1903
Item 11 Section A-A through Press Shop No. 1, 1903
Item 12 12,000 ton press, 1903
Item 13 Bethlehem Press
Item 14 Balance accumulator, 1903
Item 15 Plan, Edgar Thomson Works
Item 16 Calendar; United States Steel, 1978
Item 17 Carnegie Steel Co, Homestead Steel Works. Map of Homestead Borough, March 12, 1920
Item 18 Drawing of Homestead, PA [2 copies], 1902
Item 19 Map of Munhall, Homestead and West Homestead, undated
Item 20-32 Homestead Works Organization Charts, 1970
Item 33 The Veteran's Employees Association of the Edgar Thomson Works, Citizenship Certification for Brindle, 1938
Item 34 U.S.S 1927 Calendar 1927
Item 35 Rhapsody of Steel LP Record
Item 36 Pittsburgh Sun Telegraph Newspaper August 1945, 1945
Item 37 Copy of Congressional Record/House of Reps. U.S.S Enters Second Century. Hon. Joseph M. Gaydos, May 7, 1981
Item 38 Copy of print from L'Encyclopedie de Science, des Arts et des Metiers par Denis Diderot, 1752, depicting open hearth steel-making
Item 39 Print entitled "Heating"

Subseries 4. Bound Materials, Binders, and Publications


Box 28
Item 1 Out of This Furnace by Thomas Bell, 1976
Item 2 Metallurgy for Engineers:Casting, Welding, and Working by John Wulff, Howard F. Taylor, and Amos J. Shaler, 1956
Item 3 Textbook of Quantitative Inorganic Analysis by I.M. Kolthoff, and E. B. Sandell, 1945
Item 4 A Western Journal by Thomas Wolfe, 1951
Item 5 Canal History and Technology Proceedings Volume XI Edited by Lance E. Metz, March 14, 1992
Item 6 Basic Open Hearth Steelmaking by the Physical Chemistry of Steelmaking Committee, 1951
Item 7 Metals Handbook published by American Society for Metals, 1939
Item 8 Engineering Metals and Their Alloys by Carl H. Samans 1949
Item 9 Pocket Companion: For Engineers, Architects and Builders by Carnegie Steel Company, 1923
Item 10 Carnegie Shape Book: Profiles, Tables, and Data for Rolled Products by Carnegie Steel Company, 1929
Item 11 Pocket Companion by United States Steel, 1936
Item 13 The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by Carnegie Steel Company, 1925
Item 12 The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by Carnegie Steel Company, 1920

Box 29
Item 1 Steel by David Plowden, 1981
Item 2 Biography of a Business, 1960
Item 3 Pittsburgh: The Story of a City 1750-1865 by Leland D. Baldwin, 1981
Item 4 Iron Pioneer: Henry W. Oliver 1840-1904 by Henry Oliver Evans, 1942
Item 5 Steel Titan: The Life of Charles M. Schwab by Robert Hessen, 1975
Item 6 Andrew Carnegie by Joseph Frazier Wall, 1970
Item 7 Henry Clay Frick: The Man by George Harvey, 1928
Item 8 Pittsburgh edited by Roy Lubove, 1976
Item 9 The Battle for Homestead 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel by Paul Krause, 1992
Item 10 The Homestead Strike of 1892 by Arthur G. Burgoyne, 1979
Item 11 Lockout by Leon Wolff, 1965
Item 12 Homestead: The Glory and Tragedy of An American Steel Town by William Serrin, 1992
Item 13 Watkins Cyclopedia of the Steel Industry published by Steel Publications, INC., 1949
Item 14 Watkins Cyclopedia of the Steel Industry published by Steel Publications, INC., 1971

Box 30
Item 1 Metallurgical Formulas specific to U.S. Steel, 1967-1978
Item 2 The Steel Workers by John A. Fitch, 1989
Item 3 Rusted Dreams: Hard Times in a Steel Community by David Bensman and Roberta Lynch, 1988
Item 4 Development of the American Tin Plate Industry by United States Steel
Item 5 Sparrows Point by Mark Reutter, 1988
Item 6 The Decline of American Steel by Paul A. Tiffany, 1988
Item 7 The Corporation: A Centennial Biography of United States Steel Corporation, 1901-2001 by Brian Apelt, 2000
Item 8 U.S.S. Structural Sections, 1940
Item 9 Atlas of Isothermal Transformation Diagrams by United States Steel, 1951
Item 10 Cloud By Day by Muriel Earley Sheppard, 1975
Item 11 United States Steel: A Corporation with a Soul by Arundel Cotter, 1921
Item 12 Triumphant Democracy by Andrew Carnegie, 1886
Item 13 History of Carnegie Veteran Association, 1938
Item 14 The Inside History of the Carnegie Steel Company by James Howard Bridge 1903
Item 15 Organization Manual Heavy Products Operations Homestead Works by United States Steel Corporation, 1967
Item 16 Historic Bridges of Pennsylvania by William H. Shank, 1986
Item 17 Photocopy of Organizational Manual Heavy Products Operations Homestead Works, December 1, 1966

Box 31
Item 1 The Edgar Thomson Steel Works and Blast Furnaces, 1890
Item 2 Carnegie Veteran Association, 1905
Item 3 Facts About Pittsburgh Andrew Carnegie Booklet, 1902-1904

The outside cover of the booklet holds a delicate picture of Andrew Carnegie.

Item 4 U.S.S. Administrative Directory Pittsburgh District, October, 1953
Item 5 U.S.S. Administrative Directory Pittsburgh Distric, November 1959
Item 6 Homestead Works Telephone Directory, 1975
Item 7 Homestead Works Telephone Directory, 1980
Item 8 Steel Plant Design Rolling Mills Vol.I for the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, 1945
Item 9 Steel Plant Design Rolling Mills Vol.II for Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, 1945
Item 10 Steel Plant Design Rolling Mills Vol.III for Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, 1945

Box 32
Item 1 This is Steel by United States Steel Corporation
Item 2 The Manufacture and Properties of Iron and Steel by Harry Campbell, 1907
Item 3 Romancing in Tin Plate by Roy Rutherford, 1951
Item 4 The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel 8th Edition by United States Steel, 1964
Item 5 The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel 7th edition by United States Steel, 1957
Item 6 Steel Serves the Nation by United States Steel, 1951
Item 7 The Making of Steel by American Iron and Steel Institute, 1964
Item 8 From Fire to Rust by Thomas E. Leary and Elizabeth C. Sholes, 1987
Item 9 One Billion Dollars in Progress, ca. 1964

Folder 1
Item 10-14 Romance of Steel Information Pamphlets, 1956-1961

Folder 2
Item 13-18 United States Steel Company Pamphlets, 1961-1970

Folder 3
Item 19 United States Steel Coporation Annual Report, 1966

Folder 4
Item 20 Carnegie Works Essay by Theodore Dreiser, 1980

Folder 5
Item 21-22 Iron Age Magazines, 1976-1980

Folder 6
Item 23 Pittsburgh Magazine, June 1992

Folder 7
Item 24 Art Catalog, 1986-1987

Folder 8
Item 25 Furnace Poetry, 1993

Series XIII. Ephemera

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains materials that were added to the collection in 2012. This addition consists of badges, buttons, various United States Steel promotional items, metal samples, items used by Gaughan in the course of his employment, and books detailing the United State Steel the Homestead Strike. Also included are two Carnegie Steel Police badges.

Box 33-34, 36-39 Ephemera

Series XIV. Personal

Scope and Content Notes:

The Personal series consists of items used for research and projects as well as correspondence and other papers of interest.


Box 40
Folders 17-25 Correspondence

Correspondence relating to William J. Gaughan's contributions of photographs or expertise in publications.

Folder 26 Trail Marker Homestead, 1999
Folder 27 Braddock's Crossing Trail and War
Folder 28 Boy Scouts
Folders 29-30 Research Materials on William Dickson
Folder 32 Personnel File, 1962-1983

Personnell file providing a history of William J. Gaughan's duties within United States Steel Corporation.

Folder 34 From Mill Town to Mall: Blue Collar Transformation in Pittsburgh's Turtle Creek Valley- Proposal