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Sound Archives

The following list of spoken Word archives are a rich resource for sound. The first two list archives with digital collections online.

Featured Collections:

The Oyez Project
http://www.oyez.org

Studs Terkel
http://www.studsterkel.org/

Flint Sitdown Strike
http://www.historicalvoices.org/flint/

Digital Collections:

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/johnson/archives.hom/archives-main.shtm

The Free Speech Movement, Media Resources, University of California, Berkeley
www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/FSM.html

Special Features Archive, Department of History, University of Albany, SUNY
www.albany.edu/history/specialfeatures.html

Harvard Law School Forum
www.law.harvard.edu/studorgs/forum/audio.html

Webcorp's Audio Archive
www.webcorp.com/test/audioarchive.htm

U.S. Labor and Industrial History World Wide Web Audio Archive, Department of History, University of Albany, SUNY
www.albany.edu/history/LaborAudio

Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound
library.stanford.edu/depts/ars

The Internet Poetry Archive
www.ibiblio.org/ipa

Internet on the Air
www.iota.org/Archive_pages/allbydate.html

Voices from the Dust Bowl (American Memory)
lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html

History and Politics Out Loud
www.hpol.org

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Digital Archives
www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/arch.html

Electronic Poetry Center (SUNY-Buffalo)
wings.buffalo.edu/epc/sound/file-list.html

CulturesAZ
www.azcentral.com/culturesaz

Early Recorded Sounds and Wax Cylinders
www.tinfoil.com

American Memory Collections: Original Format, Sound Recordings
memory.loc.gov

American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology
xroads.Virginia.edu/~HYPER/wpa/wpahome.html

The American Variety Stage, 1870-1920 Audio Sampler
lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/vshtml/vssnde.html

Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
http://africafocus.library.wisc.edu

Academy of American Poets
www.poets.org/index.cfm

NPR Online
http://search.npr.org/search97cgi/s97_cgi?ResultTemplate=allow_re_sort.hts&newQuery=1

Library of American Broadcasting, University of Maryland Libraries
www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP/LAB/audio.html

Boston Radio Archives
http://audio.bostonradio.org/

Michigan State University Vincent Voice Library
www.lib.msu.edu/vincent

The Yiddish Voice
www.yv.org

F. Scott Fitzgerald Voice and Film Clips
www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/voice.html

The WGN Radio Online Archives
http://wgnradio.com/archives/

UC Berkeley Online Audio Recordings: Lectures and Events
www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/audiofiles.html

State Department Audio Briefings Archive
http://dosfan.lib.uic.edu/audio

Sound Portraits.Org: Documenting a Hidden America
http://soundportraits.org

npr online: National Press Club
www.npr.org/programs/npc/archive.html

The Mercury Theatre on the Air
www.unknown.nu/mercury/

History and Politics Out Loud
www.hpol.org

Women in American History, by Encyclopedia Britannica
search.eb.com/women/ind_mediagallery.html

The Book of Voices
http://voices.e-poets.net/index.shtml

The Atlantic Online: An Audible Anthology
www.theatlantic.com/unbound/poetry/antholog/aaindx.html

The Electronic Poetry Center:  EPC Soundfile list
http://wings.buffalo.edu/epc/sound/file-list.html

Broadcast Pioneers Library of American Broadcasting, The University of Maryland Libraries
http://www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP/LAB

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Collections and Archives
www.ushmm.org

Jim Rosenberg, Pieces for Simultaneous Voices
wings.buffalo.edu/epc/authors/rosenberg

WRAL Online
www.wral-tv.com

The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers Project, A Research Project of the James S. Coleman African Studies Center
www.isop.ucla.edu/africa/mgpp/

Other Archives:

American Jewish Archives
http://www.americanjewisharchives.org

University of Kentucky Audio-Visual Archives
www.uky.edu/Libraries/Special/av

Voice of Vision, Holocaust Survivor Oral Histories
holocaust.umd.umich.edu

National Public Broadcasting Archives, University of Maryland Libraries
www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP/NPBA/index.html

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Audiovisual Department
www.eisenhower.utexas.edu/avwebsite/avhtml/audioresearch.html

Reagan Library
www.reagan.utexas.edu/resource/av.htm

Jimmy Carter Library Audiovisual Collections
http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/library/av_materials.phtml

Gerald R. Ford Library Audiovisual Collections
www.ford.utexas.edu/library/avmat.htm

John F. Kennedy Library, Sound Recordings
www.jfklibrary.org/soundrec.htm#

Truman Presidential Museum and Library
www.trumanlibrary.org/findinga.htm

Pacifica Radio Archives
www.pacifica.org/radio_archives/about.html

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division
www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/mirs.html

Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/rha/rha.html

Belfer Audio Laboratory and Archive, Syracuse University Library
http://libwww.syr.edu/information/belfer/

Marr Sound Archives, The University Libraries of Missouri-Kansas City
www.umkc.edu/lib/spec-col/marr.html

Radio Free Maine: Voices of the Left, Unedited and Uncensored
www.radiofreemaine.com

National Archives and Records Administration: Motion Picture Films and Sound and Video Recordings
www.nara.gov/research/bymedia/mo_int.html

Salon Audio/MP3LIT
www.salon.com/audio/index.html

Bowling Green State University Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives
www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/music/music.html

Political Communication Center, University of Oklahoma, Archival Resources
www.ou.edu/pccenter/archive.htm

The Ohio Historical Society Audiovisual
www.ohiohistory.org/resource/archlib/collections/avcoll/audio.html

University of Georgia Libraries, Media Archives
www.libs.uga.edu/media/index.html

Marriott Library, University of Utah, Photograph and Audio-Visual Archives
www.lib.utah.edu/spc/photo/aboutAV.html

Save our Sounds
www.saveoursounds.org

Native American Language Center, Department of Native American Studies, UC Davis
cougar.ucdavis.edu/nas/NALC/home.html

The Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans CUUPS Audio Archive
www.cuups.org/content/resources/audio.html