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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.

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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The Pig Lady Festival On episode 26 of Tony Lavorgne’s Legends and Lore Podcast, we go on-location to Darlington, Pennsylvania to cover the 2019 Pig Lady Festival, hosted by Tony Lavorgne and featuring the Ohio Paranormal Investigation Team.       SUPPORT LOCAL PODCASTING Let’s keep local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help […]

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Jim Thomas Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society & Heritage Museum On episode 7 of the Allegheny Valley History Podcast, we visit with Jim Thomas of the Allegheny Valley Historical Society & Heritage Museum in Tarentum, Pennsylvania.  We talk about the origins of the museum, its stunning 1930s art-deco style building, amazing industrial heritage exhibits, its connection […]

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Lauraly Burnecke & Bob Porter Beaver County Genealogy & History Center   On episode 17 of the Beaver County History Podcast, we talk with Lauraly Burnecke and Bob Porter of the Beaver County Genealogy & History Center.   SUPPORT COMMUNITY PODCASTING Let’s keep community-based local podcasting alive!  If you like our podcast, please help us continue […]

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