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Sound

Introduction to the Collection

Audio recordings constitute the definitive record of radio broadcasts, lectures, and oral histories produced during the twentieth century. Highlights include sound recordings of Cold War radio; Ronald Reagan radio addresses; the NSZZ Solidarity movement; and the signing of the United Nations Charter. Formats include phonograph discs, open-reel tapes, cassettes, digital tape media, optical discs, and digital files.

Featured Collections

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION PROCEEDINGS - Founding conference of the United Nations, 1945

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY BROADCAST RECORDS - US radio broadcasting organization

FOREIGN BROADCAST INTELLIGENCE SERVICE MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS - US government agency monitoring foreign radio broadcasts during World War II

COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA RECORDS - Private nonprofit for the study of public issues based in San Francisco

MONT PÈLERIN SOCIETY RECORDS - International organization of laissez-faire economists

MILTON FRIEDMAN PAPERS - US economist

RONALD REAGAN RADIO COMMENTARY SOUND RECORDINGS - Radio series featuring Ronald Reagan, 1975–79

CHICAGO BOYS AND LATIN AMERICAN MARKET REFORMERS COLLECTION - Economists associated with the University of Chicago

HELEN PRAEGER YOUNG INTERVIEWS - US historian; interviews of women veterans of the Chinese Long March

NSZZ SOLIDARNOŚĆ RECORDS - Polish trade union and political movement

 

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