Leo Beachy: A Legacy Nearly Lost
January 24, 2011
In the early 1900s, Beachy took unforgettable photographs of life in Western Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Most of his precious glass plate negatives were destroyed in 1927. But when 2,800 plates surfaced in recent years, his elderly niece began a mission to preserve her uncle's legacy. This episode includes the amazing Beachy collection and Maxine Broadwater's efforts through 2010 to preserve the negatives and make the photos available worldwide.
Coming Up Next
Monday, September 5, 2016
Building Hollywood East
Movie making in Pittsburgh boomed in recent years. But now that so many other states have film tax credits, production here is starting to slow. So how does Pittsburgh make movies a sustainable industry? We'll take a look at what happens next in the entertainment industry in Pittsburgh.