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Series V. Labor History Preservation, 1976-2004

Scope and Content Notes:

Series V contains materials that stem from Rosemary Trump's interest in preserving labor history. The series is divided into two subseries: Steel Heritage of Southwest Pennsylvania and Other Labor History.

Subseries 1. Steel Heritage of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1987-2004

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries I. is arranged alphabetically and dates from 1987-2004. It mostly contains the records of non-profit organizations aimed at reinvigorating interest in Southwest Pennsylvania's steel heritage and preserving its historical landmarks. This material provides insight into several significant events such the Homestead Strike Centennial in 1992, development of the Rivers of Steel Heritage Area and preservation of the Bost Building (Homestead, PA) and Carrie Furnaces (Braddock, PA).

Box 20
Folder 1-5 Battle of Homestead Foundation- Board Member Materials, 1997-2002
Folder 6 Battle of Homestead Foundation- Miscellaneous, 1995-2002
Folder 7 Battle of Homestead Foundation- Pump House Commemoration, 1996
Folder 8 Battle of Homestead Foundation- Pump House Development Plans, 1997
Folder 9 Battle of Homestead News, 2000-2002
Folder 10-11 Bost Building- Architectural Qualifications, 1997
Folder 12 Bost Building- Condition, 1989
Folder 13 Bost Building- Costs of Renovation, 1998
Folder 14 Bost Building- Purchase, 1987
Folder 15-16 Bost Building- Renovation, 1990, 1997
Folder 17 Centennial Celebration, 1992
Folder 18-21 Homestead Centennial Committee, 1989-1992
Folder 22 Interpreting the Pump House, 1996
Folder 23 Leaflets and Articles, 1992-2002
Folder 24 National Historic Landmark Nomination, 1995
Folder 25 National Park Service - Special Resource Study, 2002
Folder 26-27 Newspaper Clippings, 1989-1999

Box 21
Folder 1 Projects, 1992
Folder 2-3 The River Ran Red, 1991-1992
Folder 4-7 Rivers of Steel Heritage Grant Applications, 1999-2004
Folder 8-22 Steel Heritage Corporation- Board Member Materials, 1992-2004
Folder 23 Steel Heritage Corporation- Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation, 1992
Folder 24 Steel Heritage Corporation- Capital Campaign, 2001-2002

Box 22
Folder 1 Steel Heritage Corporation- Concept Plan, Draft, 1992
Folder 2 Steel Heritage Corporation- Concept Plan, Final, 1993
Folder 3 Steel Heritage Corporation- Education and Events, 2000
Folder 4-8 Steel Heritage Corporation- Financial Statements, 1992-2003
Folder 9 Steel Heritage Corporation- Implementation Application, 1999
Folder 10 Steel Heritage Corporation- Legal Matters, 2000
Folder 11 Steel Heritage Corporation- Living Legacy of Steel in Southwest Pennsylvania, 2000
Folder 12 Steel Heritage Corporation- Management Action Plan, Delaware and Lehigh Canal, 1993
Folder 13-14 Steel Heritage Corporation- Management Action Plan, Rivers of Steel, 1993, 1995
Folder 15 Steel Heritage Corporation- Miscellaneous, 1996-2000
Folder 16 Steel Heritage Corporation- Newspaper Clippings, 1990s
Folder 17 Steel Heritage Corporation- Pennsylvania Heritage Parks Program, 1991
Folder 18 Steel Heritage Corporation- Press Materials, 1992-2002
Folder 19 Steel Heritage Corporation- Promotion, 1996-2002
Folder 20 Steel Heritage Corporation- Rivers of Steel Heritage Area, 1998
Folder 21 Steel Heritage Corporation- Steel Heritage Chronicle, 1992-2002
Folder 22-23 Steel Heritage Corporation- Taskforce, 1988, 1991

Subseries 2. Other Labor History, 1976-2004

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries II. documents the efforts of several non-profit organizations to preserve labor history both locally and nationally. The most extensive files are from the Pennsylvania Labor History Society (PLHS). These files describe actions taken at PLHS meetings and conferences, as well as projects paying tribute to labor activists like Fannie Sellins and Monsignor Charles Owen Rice.

Box 23
Folder 1 Alliance of National Heritage Areas - International Conference, Guidebook, 2003
Folder 2 Alliance of National Heritage Areas - International Conference, Handouts, 2003
Folder 3-5 Labor's Heritage, 1994-1997
Folder 6 PA Center for Labor Relations- General, 1989-1990
Folder 7 PA Center for Labor Relations- Symposium, 2002
Folder 8-9 PA Labor History Society- Conference, 2003-2004
Folder 10 PA Labor History Society- Fannie Sellins Memorial, 1989-1997
Folder 11-18 PA Labor History Society- General, 1976-2002
Folder 19 PA Labor History Society- Charles Owen Rice, 1993-1998
Folder 20-22 PA Labor History Society- Publications, 1976-2003
Folder 23 Philip Murray Institute of Labor Studies- General, 1989
Folder 24 Philip Murray Institute of Labor Studies- Labor Outreach, 1990-1991