Junior League of Pittsburgh, Inc.

1950s

1950s

1953: The League started WQED children’s programming, which entailed weekly programs for children.


1953: The League is instrumental in starting The Juvenile Court Nursery School. The school was staffed by League volunteers.


1953: The first JLP group membership meeting was held.


1957: The League helps to start a Traveler’s Aid booth at the Pittsburgh Airport, which provided travel information to travelers.


1957-1961- The League works on the Old Economy Village restoration project.


1958: The League has their first Golden Age Hobby Show, a craft show for senior citizens.


1959: The League hosts their first Ball at Carnegie Institute. Approximately 1,000 people were in attendance.

Josie Carey and Fred Rogers during production of “The Children’s Corner.”

Old Economy Village Restoration