Corinne Azen Krause Photographs Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center

Generation to Generation tells the stories of families who have donated papers to the Rauh Jewish Archives. Jews began settling in this region in the 1840s. They made their homes here, established communities and helped build Western Pennsylvania. Their stories illuminate the history of our region.

Davidson-Abelson Family Papers and Photographs Rauh Jewish Archives at the Heinz History Center

This website offers three ways to explore family stories: through profiles, through exhibits and through a searchable database of burial records from Jewish cemeteries across the region.

How To Navigate The Website