LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

LBHS Podcast (Ep02) – Frank W. Wicks

Frank W. Wicks | Playwright     On episode 2 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with renowned playwright Frank W. Wicks, creator of Soldier, Come Home, a Civil War drama recently produced by the Little Beaver Historical Society. _______________________________________________________________________________ This episode was recorded May 12, 2017 in Darlington, Pennsylvania. Host: Kevin Farkas. Guests: Frank W. Wicks.  Executive Producer: Kevin Farkas.  Producer: […]

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Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep09) – Carleton Young

Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep09) – Carleton Young

Carleton Young | Voices From the Attic     On episode 9 of the podcast, historian Carleton Young of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania presents his book, Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War–a fascinating account of discovering family letters from the Civil War and retracing American history through eye-witness accounts by his ancestors.     ____________________________________________________________________ This episode was recorded April 23, 2017 at the […]

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LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

LBHS Podcast (Ep01) – Soldier, Come Home

Dave Holoweiko | Soldier, Come Home     On episode 1 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with LBHS board member Dave Holoweiko about the society’s presentation of Soldier, Come Home, a play written by Frank W. Wicks based on the Civil War letters of his great-grandparents, Philip and Mary Pringle of Western Pennsylvania.  Featuring dramatic readings from the play and commentary by […]

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Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep08) – Stefano Ballini

Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep08) – Stefano Ballini

Stefano Ballini | Monte Sole Landing Memories     On episode 8 of the podcast we present the American film screening of Monte Sole Landing Memories, a documentary by Italian filmmaker Stefano Ballini, featuring Pittsburgh-area WWII veterans of Italian decent: Frank Gervasi, Michael Vernillo, and Vittorio Zippi. Note: The film is not presented here, but it is available online in its entirety with English subtitles. […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37

Eric Rood | Veteran Aviator Oral Histories  On Episode 37 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about recording veterans oral histories in the world of aviation with Eric Rood of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Timeless Voices of Aviation project.       Eric Rood of Columbus, Ohio has been capturing, preserving, and sharing veterans’ stories since 2006.  In addition to recording locally, each […]

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