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Summary Information

Title: William J. Gaughan Collection
Collection Number: AIS.1994.03
Creator: Gaughan, William J.

Collection Dates: 1887-2000
Extent: 30.0 linear feet (7 cartons of documents, 21,000 photographic negatives, 3,000 photographic prints, 24 motion picture films, 70 architectural drawings and blue prints, and 33 miscellaneous maps and oversize ephemera)

Language: English

Abstract:
The William J. Gaughan Collection consists of documents, photographic prints and negatives, motion picture films, architectural drawings, and maps that chronicle operations and institutional history of the Homestead Steel Works, a mill owned by The Carnegie Steel Company and later the U.S. Steel Corporation. An employee of the Homestead Works for 36 year, William J. Gaughan, assembled the collection. Digital reproductions of selected photographic images are available online.