The Collection

The October 27 Archive currently contains 176 objects and is regularly being expanded with more material. The archive includes flyers and programs from community gatherings held since the October 27 attack, a comprehensive collection of news coverage about the day of the event, oral history recordings reflecting a diverse array of experiences, and historical documentation about the Jewish experience in Western Pennsylvania.

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Dan Leger

Dan Leger is a nurse, chaplain, and survivor of the October 27 attack. 

Leger received his nursing degree from the Community College of Allegheny County. He worked at the Children’s Institute as a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War and was later a Pediatric Nurse at the Neurosurgical Department of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Later in his career, he became a hospital chaplain.

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