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The Social Voice Project is an innovative public interest media company specializing in creative grass-roots media production and podcasting partnerships with community oriented individuals and organizations.

The Barbara Davidson Investigation Ohio Paranormal Investigation Team     On episode 27 of Tony Lavorgne’s Legends and Lore Podcast, we go on-location to Cannelton, Pennsylvania with the Ohio Paranormal Investigation Team (OPIT) in search of Barbara Davidson (aka, the Pig Lady of Cannelton) and other spirits lingering on the 18th century log cabin homestead […]

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For Kim   Kimberly N. Bentley, 20, of Springdale, Pennsylvania passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010. This recently remastered audio memorial was inspired by Kim’s short but precious life. It features the voices of Kim Bentley, Kevin Farkas (narrator), and the music of Luka Bloom.   If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a […]

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On Veterans Day Listen to Their Stories  Local Veterans Oral History Recordings Argot: Audio Short Stories Podcast Argot: Audio Short Stories Podcast is a collection of creative story vignettes adapted from The Social Voice Project’s oral history archive. These audio short stories are inspired by actual events. Argot represents some of the most heartfelt […]

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Public History History Leadership Matters Leadership is not about a title or job designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire others. ~Robin S. Sharma, author   TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP Most people who have guided successful organizations […]

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Fritz Ottenheimer Patriotic Duty      Fritz Ottenheimer was born in Kontanz, Germany. He was able to escape Germany along with his family and come to the United States before the darkest days of the Holocaust. Speaking of the atrocities that the world–and especially Jews–suffered at the hands of Nazi Germany during World War […]

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Victor Miesel In All Those Years In this episode of the podcast, WWII Army Air Corps veteran Victor Miesel of Tionesta, Pennsylvania talks about his coming home from the Pacific Islands at age 26.  At age 80, Victor realized that his family had never asked him about his service, and so he decided to share […]

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Changing Culture, Changing History   “Modernity is kind of a tradition and tradition itself is not a rulebook. It’s a dialogue and a dialectical process— just as tradition affects us, we too affect tradition and culture, and we change it.”― Sharanya Haridas, author and poet   This post is inspired by Should We Celebrate Columbus Day?, […]

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