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PANTHER HOLLOW ORAL HISTORY

February 4, 2015

In this informative interview, Bernard Spoltore shares his memories of growing up in Panther Hollow. He recalls stories about the Victory Garden, cow pasture, coal yard, and outdoor bread oven. He reminisces about weddings in the open field, removing the evil eye, how "Mitsubi" got his nickname, circus days at Forbes Field, and other interesting anecdotes.

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Date: February 4, 2015
Interviewee: Bernard Spoltore
Interviewer: Carlino Giampolo
Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

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