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Public History Matters Blogpost: Artifacts Help Tell the Story

Public History Matters Blogpost: Artifacts Help Tell the Story

Artifacts help tell history’s story, not the other way around   As recent as May 2019, researchers made a profound discovery of an historical artifact, and it may turn out to be one of our nation’s most significant and powerful reminders of our worst history–slavery. National Geographic archeologist Fredrik Hiebert says, “The discovery of the Clotilda sheds new light on a lost chapter of American […]

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AVH Podcast (Ep06) – Matt Cumberledge – Greene County Historical Society

AVH Podcast (Ep06) – Matt Cumberledge – Greene County Historical Society

Matt Cumberledge Greene County Historical Society On episode 6 of the Allegheny Valley History Podcast, we visit with executive director Matt Cumberledge of the Greene County Historical Society to talk about his passion, vision, and innovative educational, media, and community outreach programming at Southwestern Pennsylvania’s largest local historical museum.     SUPPORT LOCAL PODCASTING Let’s keep local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help […]

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Sonic Essay: I’m Just Going to Play Something

Sonic Essay: I’m Just Going to Play Something

Paul Farkas | I’m Just Going to Play Something   On this episode of the Sonic Essay Podcast, we reach deep into the TSVP community oral history archive and feature a short conversation between father and son. For many years Kevin Farkas never knew his father could play the harmonica–a self-taught talent his father Paul developed as a young boy growing up during The Great […]

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BCH Podcast (Ep15): Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, Betty Douglas

BCH Podcast (Ep15): Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, Betty Douglas

Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, Betty Douglas Merrick Art Gallery On episode 15 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk about the intersection of fine art and history with Sue Ireton, Elinka Keller, and Betty Douglas of the Merrick Free Art Gallery in New Brighton, Pennsylvania.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help us continue this […]

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