Month: March 2019

Most public historians assume their displays, exhibits, explications, and events will be received and reviewed intelligently by visitors to their museums and historical sites.  In fact, it is ethical standard practice for public historians to seek critical feedback and commentary on their work; the input helps them improve quality, accuracy, and professionalism. Exhibits, artifact displays, […]

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Brenda Applegate | Beaver County History Coalition On episode 11 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk with Brenda Applegate of the Beaver County History Coalition about the importance of local history and the need to support community organizations that safeguard history for now and future generations. SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local […]

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Jeanne Cecil | Rachel Carson Homestead On episode 2 of the Allegheny Valley History Podcast, guest host Kevin Farkas of The Social Voice Project talks with Jeanne Cecil of the Rachel Carson Homestead in Springdale, Pennsylvania about the early childhood home of world renowned environmentalist Rachel Carson.       SUPPORT LOCAL PODCASTING Let’s keep […]

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A Conversation About R-ACT Theatre Productions’ Annual Holiday Radio Show   On episode 9 of the TSVP Radio Theater Podcast, we have a conversation with members of R-ACT Theatre Productions about their Annual Holiday Radio Show, the region’s longest running radio drama performed before a live audience.     SUPPORT LOCAL PODCASTING Let’s keep local […]

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James Creachbaum Jr. | It Takes a Toll On episode 22 of Tony Lavorgne’s Legends & Lore Podcast, Tony talks with veteran ghost hunter and internet radio host, James Creachbaum, Jr. about the dangerous risks and sublime rewards of paranormal investigating.       SUPPORT LOCAL PODCASTING Let’s keep local podcasting alive!  If you like our […]

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Jeff Jones | The Burtner House On episode 1 of the Allegheny Valley History Podcast, guest host Dave Holoweiko of the Little Beaver Historical Society talks with Jeff Jones of the Burtner House Restoration Society about the 1821 historic landmark and the importance of volunteers to help maintain the house and keep it open to […]

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Dorthea Lange, who photographed some of the most stunning portraits of The Great Depression, once said, “Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” And for public historians, these representational “instances” help us preserve, document, and better understand the world. In short, photographs reveal who we are. In the age […]

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Trump Treason & Steve Blass  On episode 10 of the Live Mike Podcast with Mike Romigh, Mike examines the dictatorial & treasonous tendencies of President Trump and interviews former Pirates baseball great, Steve Blass about his book, A Pirate for Life.   SUPPORT LOCAL PODCASTING Let’s keep local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please […]

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