‘Pittsburgh, PA’ Headline Archives

AFR-PGH Fills Spring with Programming

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by Jessica Unger | AFR, Pittsburgh, PA

AFR-PGH conducted its spring meeting on March 13. Following a presentation (“Housing & Storage for Cultural Heritage: How Do Storage Materials Perform Over Time and in Disasters?”) by local book and paper conservator Amy Williams, the group toured the new Preservation Lab at the main branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. The group’s MayDay program is scheduled for May 9. Their speaker will be Mike Beach, assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, who has participated in large-scale disaster responses in Haiti and New Orleans. Elections for the 2014–15 Steering Committee will be held in June.

Joining Forces: The Alliance for Response Pittsburgh Disaster Preparedness Cache

Posted on: October 3rd, 2012 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh chapter of Heritage Preservation’s Alliance for Response decided to build a cache of disaster response supplies to be shared by humanities organizations in the greater Pittsburgh region, as well as hold a disaster response training workshop. Read more here about this project funded by the NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions program.

Fall AFR Pittsburgh Meeting

Posted on: November 30th, 2011 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

AFR Pittsburgh held its fall meeting at The Mattress Factory Art Museum. The group toured the museum’s archival storage area and offered advice. In addition, the group learned about winterizing collections.

National Leadership Institute in Denver

Posted on: July 30th, 2011 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

New Steering Committee Chair Miriam Meislik and Marketing/Membership Committee Chair Miranda Nixon attended the Alliance for Response National Leadership Institute in Denver. Read Miranda Nixon’s notes.

Spring AFR Pittsburgh Meeting, Point Park University

Posted on: May 4th, 2011 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

Fall AFR Pittsburgh Meeting

Posted on: October 12th, 2010 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

BELFOR Property Restoration facility, Cuddy, PA

AFR Pittsburgh Meeting

Posted on: June 17th, 2010 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

AFR Pittsburgh Spring Program – “The Anatomy of Response” Summary

Posted on: March 23rd, 2010 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

Fire Suppression and Fire Safety Workshop

Posted on: September 9th, 2009 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA

AFR Pittsburgh Meeting

Posted on: February 27th, 2009 by Jessica Unger | Pittsburgh, PA