The Community Time Capsules were inspired by Andy Warhol’s own Time Capsules and celebrates Pittsburgh’s rich cultural heritage.
Community Time Capsules
Project participants from the western Pennsylvania region and from around the world mined their homes, museums, churches, and communities, gathering personal and historical objects that provide us a window into local immigrant culture.
Read about how Community Time Capsules got started in “The Things they Carried”
Explore the Community Time Capsules by immigrant group:
This collection is comprised of archives and museum artifacts from The African American Collection at the Senator John Heinz History Center.
These collections are comprised of objects and artifacts from the collection of The Greek Catholic Union, The Carpatho-Rusyn Society, and the family of John and Helen Timo.
These collections are comprised of objects and artifacts from the family collection of Barbara Cano, Martina Wells, and Petra Zaidi.
These collections are comprised of archives and museum artifacts from The Italian American Collection at the Senator John Heinz History Center as well as objects from the family of Alison Zapata and Mary Lois Verilla.