Alle-Kiski Chronicle Podcast

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST

The Alle-Kiski Chronicle Podcast explores and showcases topics celebrating the cultural, industrial, and ethnic heritage of the Allegheny and Kiskiminetas River valleys in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society is a non-profit, permanent institution committed to acquiring, preserving, and professionally exhibiting historically relevant material that illustrates the history of the region; developing and facilitating cooperative partnerships among organizations with a similar mission; providing educational and outreach opportunities for the public; and serving as a catalyst for the private and public preservation, rehabilitation and/or adaptive re-use of historic sites.

Contact the Alle-Kiski Chronicle Podcast

Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society | 224 East Seventh Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084 | Call: (724) 224-7666 | Email: akvhs@salsgiver.com

 


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2 weeks ago
The Social Voice Project

What are your community's unique customs for burying the dead?

"This brought back a lot of memories. My grandfather was laid out at home in the living room. People sat up all night with the body. This was 1957." ~Shirley Ruley Harper of Kentucky, commenting on ... See more

1 month ago
The Social Voice Project

The Social Voice Project encourages local history organizations to remember coal miners and their families throughout the A-K Valley and Western Pennsylvania.

Please preserve and share their ... See more

“Butch Federoff, he got killed.” ~Sonny Fogle

How I Became a Coal Miner
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On this episode of the Sonic Essay Podcast, we reach into the TSVP community oral ... See more

1 month ago
The Social Voice Project

HELP US THANK OUR BEAVER COUNTY HISTORIANS

As part of The Social Voice Project's Local History Podcast Initiative, we are recognizing and thanking contemporary public historians of Beaver ... See more

1 month ago
The Social Voice Project

The Social Voice Project is mentioned in the chapter, “Oral History for the Twenty-First Century,” alongside StoryCorps (Library of Congress, National Public Radio) and the internationally ... See more

2 months ago
Rochester Area Heritage Society Podcast

Starting in 2019, the Rochester Area Heritage Society Podcast will begin sharing episodes of RAHS's "Travel Back in Time Speaker Series."

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2 months ago
The Social Voice Project

History snapshot. On episode 1 of the Beaver County History Podcast, host Scott Reinard talks about Conway Yards, located in the boroughs of Conway and Freedom along the Ohio River. Conway Yards was ... See more

3 months ago
Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast

ORAL HISTORY MATTERS

Please don't take this living history for granted. Time is not on our side.

Since 2010, The Social Voice Project's Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative has ... See more

3 months ago
Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep06) – Andrew Madeyski

FEATURED EPISODE

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 ... See more

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&#…

3 months ago
Charles 'Skip' Culleiton helps keep Alle-Kiski Valley history alive

LOCAL HISTORY MUSEUMS IN DANGER

“It seems like there’s less interest in history and museums than 20 years ago,” Culleiton said. “I’d like to see this place continue. It’s our past. ... See more

Editor's note: This is the latest installment of an occasional series featuring Alle-Kiski Valley residents and the notable things that they do. The Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society and ... See more

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