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The Bazaar building at the Sanitary Fair, Allegheny City

Purviance Photographic Rooms, Pittsburgh1864

Senator John Heinz History Center

Senator John Heinz History Center

Pittsburghers organized an enormous fair to raise funds for the needs of Civil War soldiers. Six buildings were erected on the Allegheny Commons and in three weeks the committee raised over $300,000.

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  • Title: The Bazaar building at the Sanitary Fair, Allegheny City
  • Creator: Purviance Photographic Rooms, Pittsburgh
  • Date Created: 1864
  • Location: North Side, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: Harper Family Photographs, MSQ 8, Detre Library & Archives at the Heinz History Center
  • Object ID: MSQ8_F01_I01
  • Heinz History Center Exhibit: #Pixburgh: A Photographic Experience (December 2016 to September 2017)

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