Donora Digital Collection: Businessmen, Founders, and Citizens
Left: Youngful picture of William H. Donner, founder of Donora and President of the Union Improvement Company.
Right: Nora McMullen Mellon as the young English bride of Andrew Mellon.
Left: Andrew Mellon, c1928.
Center: William H. Donner in his later years, c1948.
Right: 1987 publication showing William H. Donner, c1930.
Left: A framed photo of John G. Parke, Donora's first public planner/city engineer.
Right: A blue cyanotype of John G. Parke, Donora's first public planner/city engineer.
Left: A drawing of Henry Clay Frick.
Center: A photo of Henry Clay Frick. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.
Right: Henry Clay Frick posing.
Left: Colonel James M. Schoonmaker.
Center: Publication announcing Col. Schoonmaker's role in a Pittsburgh parade under the Military Order of Loyal Legion.
Right: Painting of Col. Schoonmaker's famous charge at Winchester, VA while in the PA calvary.
Photo: Col. Schoonmaker's burial plot at Homewood Cemetery.
Images: Philander Knox, a Brownsville resident who became a U.S. Senator and Secretary of State.
Left: Rebecca Donora Castner, the first child born in the borough of Donora, PA.
Right: Postcard of four men in hats and bow-ties, c1910.
Left: Andrew W. Mellon and Ogden Mills, 1927. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.
Center: Woodrow Wilson, Warren Harding, Philander Knox, and Joseph Cannon, March 4, 1921. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.
Right: J. Seller's McKee.
Photo: U.S. Board of Health in-house interview by visiting nurse following the October 1948 Smog Incident.