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Coroner's Office Records, Allegheny County, Pa.

What’s online?

Digital reproductions of some of the notable case files are scanned and online, including files from the Homestead Steel Strike in1892 and the victims of Jack and Ed Biddle in 1901. 

What’s in the entire collection?

The Coroner’s Office investigates suspicious, unusual and sudden deaths in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. These records contain inquest files dating between 1887 and 1976, which reflect coroner’s verdicts for over ninety years. In addition to the final inquest report, materials in the files may include eye-witness testimony, grand jury reports, physician notes, affidavits, press clippings and other documentation. Also included in these records are morgue reports covering intermittent years from 1901 to 1941, along with a small amount of administrative files.

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