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Sophie Masloff (Friedman) MP (1917 - 2014)

Listen to interview Sofie Masloff's Oral History Sophie Masloff (born December 23, 1917) is an American politician. A long-time member of the Democratic Party and civil servant, she was elected to ...

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Albert Ellis MP (1913 - 2007)

REBT by Albert Ellis with Debbie Joffe Ellis Personal Reflections on Albert Ellis & REBT A Brief Biography of Dr. Albert Ellis 1913-2007 Albert Ellis Influential Psychotherapist NYTimes Obituary

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R' Boruch Aaron (Bernard) Poupko MP (1917 - 2010)

Rabbi Dr. Baruch A. Poupko , born in Velizh, Russia, (a town north of Mogilev) to Rabbi Eliezer and Pesha Poupko, was an American multi-lingual scholar, author, and lecturer. After receiving ordinati...

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Samuel Pettigrew (b. - 1841)

Samuel Pettigrew served as Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1832 to 1836, his administration was marked by the industrialization of the city. Pittsburgh celebrated its newfound might by christening the first s...

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Jeff Goldblum MP

Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Goldblum (born October 22, 1952) is an American actor. His career began in the mid-1970s and he has appeared in major box-office successes including The Fly, Jurassic Park and its s...

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Gertrude Stein MP (1874 - 1946)

Gertrude Stein, the youngest of a family of five children, was born on February 3, 1874, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (merged with Pittsburgh in 1907)[2] to well-educated German-Jewish parents, Daniel an...

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Amalia Guitermann (Rauh) (1820 - 1860)

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Solomon Rauh (1822 - 1880)

The Rauh Jewish Archives The Rauh Jewish Archives was founded in 1989 to collect, preserve, and make accessible the documentary history of Jews and Jewish communities of western Pennsylvania.   ...

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Edna Bamberger (Floersheim) (1878 - c.1974)

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Bella Floersheim (1879 - 1951)

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Pauline Wertheimer (1840 - 1926)

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Samuel Floersheim (1836 - 1895)

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Bertha Floersheim (1865 - 1952)

Called Pittsburgh's most useful citizen and "the Jane Addams of Pittsburgh." ' Bertha Floersheim Rauh was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 16, 1865, the daughter of Samuel and Pauline Werthei...

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Enoch Rauh (1857 - 1919)

ENOCH RAUH—As his associates and those who knew and loved him have never tired of recounting the worth and influence of Enoch Rauh in the months that have elapsed since his passing from his accu...

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Richard Solomon Rauh (1894 - 1954)

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Edgar Jonas Kaufmann MP (1885 - 1955)

Edgar J. Kaufmann Edgar J. Kaufmann (November 1, 1885 – April 15, 1955) was a prominent Jewish German-American businessman and philanthropist. A graduate of Shady Side Academy and Yale Universit...

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Sara Mysels (Gorelik) (1883 - 1962)

Sarah was a singer. She also wrote a book of Yiddish poems - Copyright 1955, by the author Sarah Mysels. Printed by Berger Printing Company Pittsburgh PA. Book of Yiddish Poetry, by Sarah Mysels ...

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Harry Herschel Mysels (c.1883 - 1961)

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Maurice "Mashie" Mysels (1924 - 1980)

Songwriter: Wrote " I Love You, I Need You, I Want You" which was sung by Elvis Presley. "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" is a popular song written by Maurice Mysels and Ira Kosloff. It is best...

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Rabbi Solomon Freehof MP (1892 - 1990)

Solomon B. Freehof was a world famous and world renowned Reform Rabbi. There are many books, sermons and references that he wrote that can be found by searching him on the Internet. He was an wonderful...

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Jonas Edward Salk MP (1914 - 1995)

Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vacci...

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Otto Stern, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1943 MP (1888 - 1969)

Otto Stern (17 February 1888 – 17 August 1969) was a German physicist and Nobel laureate in physics in 1943, "for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discover...

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