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Oral History #36
Emilio Straface, b. 1946

by EFHS • July 25, 2018

Interviewee: Emilio Straface (ES), with his sister Sandy Straface (SS) Interviewers: Steve Fillmore (SF) and Carolyn Sullivan (CS) Place: Home of Emilio and Sandy Straface (3600 block of Fisk Ave) Date: Feb. 22, 2012 Emilio explains how to play halfball (a modified baseball street game) and talks about an upcoming local tournament. He also talks […]


“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes”

by EFHS • June 23, 2017

This story has a happy ending, even though it starts off in frustration: Where are all our East Falls photos from the last 40 years? You’d think history blogging would be easy because everything’s already been written but unfortunately almost none of it has been saved. At least, not the interesting stuff. Oh, you’ll find […]