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Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 6

Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 6

Andrew Madeyski | Polish Immigrant     On episode 6 of the podcast, we present our first community member profile, featuring 96 year old Andrew Madeyski of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania–Polish immigrant and veteran of the Warsaw Uprising. Recorded March 11, 2016 at the Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society and Heritage Museum, Tarentum, Pennsylvania. Host: Kevin Farkas.  Guest: Andrew Madeyski. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Eric Rood.    

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Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 21

Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 21

Infiltration | Robert Gale   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, WWII veteran Bob Gale of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania shares a story about a dangerous and unnerving counter-intelligence mission testing flight-line security on an Allied airbase in England.   After graduating from Dartmouth College in May 1942, Bob Gale applied to become a Navy cryptographer. He […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 36

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 36

John Paul Deley | Oral History Transcriptions  On Episode 36 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about transcribing oral history interviews with John Paul Deley, Director of the Detre Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.     John Paul Deley is enthusiastic about preserving history.  As head of the Senator John Heinz History Center’s Detre Library and […]

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