Tag: local history

His Family | Richard Glassbrenner   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, Richard Glassbrenner shares a story originally told on June 8, 2016 at the Veterans Breakfast Club in Wexford, Pennsylvania.  This audio short story is engineered and produced by Kevin Farkas of the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh […]

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Jamie Stoner | Washing, Sewing, and Listening Machines     On episode 2 of the podcast, Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society and Heritage Museum head volunteer Sean Isaacs talks with curator Jamie Stoner about a new permanent exhibit featuring historic home appliances such as washing machines, sewing machines, radios, and phonographs. This episode was recorded May […]

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Bruna Riccobon | Memoirs of a Refugee Girl     WWII came to northeastern Italy and the coastal city of Trieste long before the Germans did.  As early as 1940 Fascist Italian rulers were eliminating nationalist and anti-Fascist Italians and Slovenes, imprisoning and killing thousands. As Trieste resistance fighters became active in 1943, German troops were […]

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