Smoke Control Lantern Slides

What's online?

The collection contains images documenting the city of Pittsburgh in the 1940's and 1950's, before and after smoke control ordinances were passed regulating the burning of coal. The collection also includes slides documenting smoke control in St. Louis, the project on which the Pittsburgh smoke plan was based. Although the creator and exact date of the collection is not known for certain, it was created to showcase the smoke control legislation's remarkable results.

What's in the entire collection?

All photographs in the collection are online. The collection is held by the Archives Service Center the University of Pittsburgh. Read more...

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