The Irish Experience in Pittsburgh

Instructional Resource

Grade Levels
Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Related Resources

The Irish Experience in Pittsburgh

Instructional Resource

Created for the AIU3 workshop on 3/17/17, this topical collection includes images from Historic Pittsburgh (, the Smithsonian Collection, the records of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in the Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center, and additional web resources. This large group of documents is intended to be shaped and whittled into useful collections for individual classrooms. Teachers might consider linking the documents to themes like:


•Push and Pull factors

•Growth of social networks



•Contributions (Political, Cultural, Military, Philanthropy)

•Industry in Western PA

•Labor Movement

To make this collection your own, copy it and then use the edit feature to add and remove documents as well as contribute any annotations that might help your students.