Joe “Sonny” Fogle | How I Became a Coal Miner

 

On this episode of the Sonic Essay Podcast, we reach deep into the TSVP community oral history archive and feature Joe “Sonny” Fogle’s story about how he became a coal miner in the Allegheny River Valley region near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 

On this episode of the Sonic Essay Podcast, we reach into the TSVP community oral history archive and feature Joe “Sonny” Fogle’s story about how he became a coal miner in the Allegheny River Valley region near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
This episode is based on an oral history interview originally recorded on April 11, 2014 at the home of Joe and Lucy Fogle in Harwick, Pennsylvania.  Featuring: Joe “Sonny” Fogle.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Louis Berger. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): Mack Powers (“Promise”), Camron Music (“polka”), The British Library (“Coal Mine”), Pariah Folk (“For A Rose”). ©Sonic Essay Podcast/The Social Voice Project, Inc. All rights reserved.
Started in 2010, The Sonic Essay Podcast is a collection of creative audio essays and sonic expressions.

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