Produced by the Clarion University Foundation, Inc.
Release Date 2013
A six-year project, sponsored by the Barbara Harvey Center for the Study of Oil Heritage, located in the Charles L. Suhr Library at Venango College in Oil City, PA, includes thirteen 50-minute videotaped interviews of community leaders and descendants of oil pioneers. These oral histories, from a diverse group of individuals, illustrate, and shed light into their lives, activities experiences and perceptions. Filming took place at recognized historical significant locations. Hosted by Neil McElwee, a local oil historian, this set of DVDs highlight the rich culture of the Oil Region of Pennsylvania.