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Having Fun: Sports and Leisure
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We've listed segments from all the Pittsburgh History Series shows related to the Having Fun theme.

Having Fun

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Whilw we work
Soup's on!
Sporting life
Outdoors/indoors
Kennywood

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Finding the right video for your lesson
1 Scan the index to find segments that fit your lesson's goals. TIP The number in the first "Tape" column identifies the show the segment is in (see key at page bottom) and links to a more complete description.
2 Preview the segments on videotape using the "time-in" and "time-out" as cues. TIP The linked descriptions include more detailed visual cues.
3 Read the FYI background article for more information about the theme. TIP If you aren't sure which segments to use, FYI recommends specific video segments related to topics.
4 Choose discussion questions and activities to tailor your lesson to your curriculum.  

Video segments for Having Fun

Tape

Time In

Time Out

Title/Description

Relevance

KW03
KW06

7:29

12:30

9:40

12:59

Kennywood's beginnings as a trolley park

5

KW04

KW07

KW20

9:40

12:59

43:50

11:00

15:04

48:36

Kennywood rollercoasters

5

RV14

49:05

53:40

Fun on the Rivers

5

RV15

53:40

55

Planning the rivers' future

5

WA16

39:15

41:37

Negro Baseball League: Pittsburgh Crawfords

5

DT20

41:41

43:39

Liberty Avenue Cultural District

4

KW01

KW23

:55

55:49

3:18

58:12

Kennywood's 100 year evolution

Designation as a National Historic Landmark

4

KW08

15:04

16:55

Kennywood historian Charles Jackways discusses origins of the older rides

4

KW12

25:15

27:15

Kennywood's Noah's Ark

4

KW14

30:23

31:30

Kennywood's pools and its 1950's segregation and desegregation.

4

KW15

31:30

33:50

Evolving entertainment tastes: Kennywood's Bandshell makes way for the Raging Rapids

4

KW17

37:55

39:45

Music and dancing at Kennywood

4

KW19

40:24

41:53

Community and Ethnic Day picnics at Kennywood

4

HR11 49:39 52:54 Cascade Theater, Warner Brothers first 4
HR12 52:54 1:01:26 Harris Theater movie posters, old newsreels 4

NS18

56:35

58:58

Three Rivers Stadium, The Pirates, and Exposition Park

4

PR05

10:13

13:10

Father of Golf in America, Clarion County

4

SF04

25:34

32:39

Drive-in movies: The Blue Dell and South Park

4

SF08

46:10

50:03

Winky's hamburger chain

4

TH01

2:46

7:30

Nickolodeons to Drive-ins

4

WA11

20:00

23:50

The Hill's annual beauty pageant and picnic

4

KW09

16:55

20:30

Kennywood's Kiddieland

3

KW13

27:15

30:33

Evolving rides at Kennywood: "dark rides," Log Jammer

3

KW16

33:50

35:50

Changing fashions at Kennywood and Kenny the Kangaroo mascot

3

KW21

48:36

49:43

Kennywood's carousel

3

KW22

49:43

55:49

Kennywood's nighttime arcades and variety shows

3

NS05

9:55

14:15

The National Aviary at Pittsburgh

3

NS21

1:10:20

1:12:00

Pittsburgh Children's Museum in the Old Post Office building

3

NS24

1:18

1:24:28

Germans on the North Side: Octoberfest

3

PR02

2:14

6:10

Pymatuming Dam fish

3

PR10

30:09

31:57

York Barbell and the Weightlifting Hall of Fame

3

SF03

18:40

21:54

Old amusement parks

3

SF05

32:39

37:33

Local children's TV: Ricki Wertz

3

SF06

37:33

42:33

Local talk radio: Ed and Wendy King's Party Line

3

SF07

42:33

46:10

KQV Radio's days as a top 40 station

3

TH03

18:30

24:00

Allegheny County Fair

3

TH07

44:00

49:30

Wylie Avenue nightclubs

3

TH08

49:30

57:46

Baseball: the Negro Leagues and Forbes Field

3

WA17

41:37

42:22

Boxing on the Hill

3

DT09

16:15

18:40

Shopping Downtown

2

KW02

3:18

7:29

Workers arrive before Kennywood opens

2

KW11

21:37

23:38

Teen food servers and ride operators at Kennywood

2

KW18

39:45

40:24

Kennywood's train ride over the years

2

NS03

4:24

8:07

Icee Ball Stand on the North Side

2

NS04

8:07

9:55

West Park

2

HR13 1:01:26 1:07:28 Ligonier Beach 2

PR03

6:10

7:43

Reptile Land in Allenwood PA

2

PR09

25:49

30:09

Birthplace of silent movie star Tom Mix

2

SF09

50:03

54:31

The Gazebo deli in Shadyside

2

TH02

7:30

18:30

Isaly's

2

TH05

28:15

39:20

Trolley amusement parks

2

DT08

15:04

16:15

Candy-Rama store Downtown

1

SP18

1:19:15

1:24:57

Night life in the Strip District

1