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WPSU’s Story Corps

WPSU's Story Corps, a local oral history project, records and shares the stories of central Pennsylvanians. WPSU is traveling to towns throughout the listening area to give you a chance to record your personal and family history with a friend or loved one.

Look for a visit to your town, and listen to excerpts of these interviews on WPSU-FM and here at WPSU.org.

StoryCorps
12-04-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Nancy, Samuel and Alejandra Bachman

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Eight-year-old Samuel Bachman and 5-year-old Alejandra Bachman ask their grandmother Nancy Bachman to tell them stories from Mudlick Farms, where…

StoryCorps
12-02-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Stephen Spencer and Naomi Ulmer

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Pasto Museum intern Naomi Ulmer interviews Stephen Spencer about the advances he’s seen in dairy farming throughout his lifetime.

StoryCorps
11-27-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Vasilia and Jewels Sandoval and Leslie Zuck

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Leslie Zuck interviews her nieces Vasilia and Jewels Sandoval about visiting her farm in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania, when they were…

StoryCorps
11-25-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Peter Ferretti and Susan Gage

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Susan Gage interviews her father Peter Ferretti about what it was like growing up on a self-sufficient farm during the…

StoryCorps
11-20-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Darwin Braund and Naomi Ulmer

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Naomi Ulmer interviews Darwin Braund about life on a farm and his experiences with draft animals.

StoryCorps
11-18-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Darrell and Emily Steffensmeier

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Emily Steffensmeier interviews her father Darrell about growing up on a 300-acre farm in Iowa.

StoryCorps
11-13-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Larry Harpster, Kenneth Rudy, and Elwood Homan

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Larry Harpster and Kenneth Rudy interview their friend Elwood Homan about growing up on a farm just down the road…

StoryCorps
11-11-2013

Story Corps Ag Progress Days: Marilyn and Bob Bloom

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In August, we gathered stories about farm life at the Pasto Agricultural Museum at Ag Progress Days outside of State College. Marilyn Bloom tells her husband Bob about the story of her grandfather, who came from Canada to start a farm…

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