photo of some tuskegee airmen from world war 2

The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen

By Stephanie Fulena (LCHS volunteer) “In 1925, an Army War College Study of black troops in World War l concluded that “blacks …

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New Wilmington’s Village Barber

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Henry Williamson Brooks was born in Ross Township, Allegheny County on July 3, 1846 to John …

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Hauntings of the Area

By Joyce Ross, Administrative Secretary, LCHS staff My love of spooky and eerie things probably stems from one of my favorite childhood …

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Brig Gen Ralph Pope

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Ralph Michael Angelo Papa (Pope) was born in West Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on July 22,1920 to Italian …

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