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Pittsburgh Firsts

 

For Further Reading

  • "Big Mac Turns 25,"
    The Tribune-Review, 5 May 1993, B1.

  • Boyle, P. J.
    "Pittsburgh a City of Firsts;
    Many on Display at Museum,"

    Pittsburgh Press, 27 August 1976, 20.

  • Davidson, Jim.
    "Take Ten: This Legal Numbers Game Started Here,"
    The Pittsburgh Press, 8 April 1984, 6.
    Numerals on football jerseys, &tc.

  • "First Facts,"
    Bulletin Index, 9 November 1933.

  • 1st in Pittsburgh:
    A Chronology of People Solving Problems with Ingenuity and Invention.

    [Pittsburgh]: Parker/Hunter Incorporated, n.d.

  • "First Things in Pittsburgh
    "Backward, Turn Backward, Oh Time in Thy Flight...,"

    Greater Pittsburgh, (December 1943).

  • "First Things in Pittsburgh,"
    Greater Pittsburgh, (January 1944).

  • Firsts of the Pittsburgh Area and KDKA Radio 1020
    from the All-Night KDKA Radio Undercover Club with Bob Logue

    [Pittsburgh]: KDKA Radio, 1991.

  • Kalina, Mike.
    "A Traveler's List of Firsts,"
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 16 September 1980, 17.
    First drive-in service station.

  • Kane, Joseph Nathan.
    Famous First Facts:
    A Record of First Happenings, Discoveries, and Inventions in American History.

    New York: H. W. Wilson, 1981

  • Lingenfelter, Michael.
    "Pittsburgh's Firsts--Almost--A to Z,"
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 8 August 1993, 6-7, 12.

  • "Mass Transit: No. 1 Problem and ... Priority,"
    News and Previews: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania:
    Commerce Comments
    3/2 (Mar/Apr 1966): 1.
    Skybus.

  • "Our First, Biggest, Best and Worst"
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 26 February 1980, 17.

  • "Pittsburgh: A City of Firsts,"
    The Statement, (October 1976): 1, 7.

  • Pittsburgh Firsts and World Firsts in Pittsburgh
    [Pittsburgh]: Pennsylvania Division; Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1968.

  • "Pittsburgh Pride,"
    Undercover Club Newsletter, (August 1993): 4.

  • Stuart, Roger.
    "Test Town, U.S.A.,"
    The Pittsburgh Press, 1 May 1983, 24 (Roto).

  • Swetnam, George.
    "Pittsburgh's First Speeding Arrest:
    The Evidence Was All Guesswork But the Case Almost Got the Law in Dutch,"

    The Pittsburgh Press, 7 October 1973, 3.

  • Wintermantel, Ed.
    "We Started It!
    A Local Editor's Research Reveals Pittsburgh Now Has at Least 36 'Firsts',"

    The Pittsburgh Press, 20 September 1970, 4, 6.

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