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Articles from the 'Brashear Memories' series

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Brashear alumni got his start in show business in South Side

Another opening, another show...I have been in show business for almost 40 years. I have been on the stage, on the small and large screens, in print, and in front of classrooms. My... — Updated 5/29/2017


Brashear has been associated with South Side for ten decades

We've all walked past the Brashear Association located at the corner of Sarah and South 20th Streets for decades reading John the inscription on the wall "I have loved the stars... — Updated 5/15/2017


Brashear Association has come a long way, baby

Back in 1968, Virginia Slims cigarettes had a slogan with its commercial, "You've come a long way, baby." This slogan reminds me of Brashear Association's 100-year history. My... — Updated 4/17/2017


Growing up in South Side, Brashear was the place for kids to go

Growing up on the South Side in the 50s and 60s as a “Baby Boomer” I was never at a loss for friends. World War II was over and many of the GIs along with the new immigrants were filling the positions at our mills on South... — Updated 3/13/2017


When Tony Pankowski went to camp

My parents were both born on South Side. Tarr was from the Flats, Tony was from the Slopes. They met when they were teenagers at a Brashear dance around 1933-34 when she would have... — Updated 1/30/2017


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