Judy. Amusement Parks: Roller Coasters, Ferris Wheels, and Cotton
Candy. Franklin Watts, Inc., 1997.
Bell, William Y. Commerical recreation facilities among Negroes
in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA.: University
of Pittsburgh Press, 1938.
Carr, Roy. A Century of Jazz: From Blues to Bop, Swing to Hiphop
A Hundred Years of Music, Musicians, Singers and Styles.
Da Capo Press, 1997.
Goodman, Michael E. The History of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
1st ed. Mankato, Minn.: Creative Education, 1999.
Heinmann, Jim. Car Hops & Curb Service: A History of American
Drive-in Restaurants 1920-1960. San Francisco, CA.: Chronicle
Hinds, Lynn Boyd. Broadcasting the Local News: The Early Years
of Pittsburgh's KDKA-TV. Pennsylvania State University Press,
Jacques, Jr., Charles. Kennywood: The Rollercoaster Capital of
the World. Charles Jacques, Jr., 1982.
Martin, Scott C. Killing Time: Leisure and culture in southwestern
Pennsylvania, 1800-1850. Pittsburgh Series in Social and labor history.
Pittsburgh, PA.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995.
McKeon, Elizabeth. Cinema Under the Stars: America's Love Affair
with the Drive-In Movie Theater.Cumberland House, 1998.
Pittsburgh, the story of the city of champions: the 70's
a decade unmatched in the annals of sports. Pittsburgh, PA.: Wolfson
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Ruck, Rob. Sandlot Seasons: Sports in Black Pittsburgh. University
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Sobol, Joseph D. The Storyteller's Journey. University of Illinois
Work is Done
and analysis of visual materials using a scrapbook motif to explore
leisure time activities at the turn of the century. Grade 11.
Amusement Park Physics: What are the forces behind the fun?Marble
lessons and projects (Homepage of Peggy E. Schweiger)
Motion Demonstration-Why does a baseball that is thrown follow a parabolic
Energy of the Merry-Go-Round
Coasters in the Classroom
principles of kinetic and potential energy
State Association of County Fairs: Find all the county fairs in Pennsylvania
contains teams history, statistics, hall of fame, and yearly profile.
It includes player profile and team prospects.
in the Hall of Fame
of Exposition park from 1896 -1914
Barbell Hall of Fame
and picture of the first Ferris Wheel - Links to other sites
Internet Connection: History and walking tour
Coasters at Kennywood
park near Pittsburgh touts six coasters, three of which are wooden.
Read the history of the park and each ride.
Rivers in Western Pennsylvania (water levels)
of Croquet in America
of Drive-In Theaters - 1930s to 1990s
me out to the Ballgame
Approach to Teaching Statistics, Percentage, Ratios, and Fractions-Gr.
Golf Hall of Fame
Carousel! The Carousel Information Center
information and historical facts about carousels, with lots of images.
History of Roller Coasters with links to relevant sites
database of roller coaster statistics, covering more than 450 rides.
of Coasters: large collection of news
Parks that aren't there anymore
Parks: The Mining Co.'s guide to theme parks
links to background information and parks.
Ride Accidents News about accidents and injuries related to amusement
of Education and Childhood: Childhood and play
Rivers Heritage Trail - redevelopment of the riverfront-walking, cycling,
Pittsburgh Children's Museum
Trail Alliance - the Pittsburgh to Cumberland Trail - walking, hiking,
Penguins Official Site
Steelers Official Site