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Featured Collection: The Arthur B. Church KMBC Radio Collection at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Preservation Division of the Radio Preservation Task Force is launching a series of blog postings to feature radio collections around the United States in order to illustrate the variety these collections offer, and the cultural history they preserve. The first such collection is the Arthur B. Church KMBC Radio Collection, located in the SpecialContinue reading “Featured Collection: The Arthur B. Church KMBC Radio Collection at the University of Missouri-Kansas City”

Launching La TopoRadio

The RPTF is pleased to announce the launch of La TopoRadio— the best place on the web to explore historical research about Spanish-language radio. La TopoRadio is an interactive map that lets users discover publications about historic and contemporary stations. The project supports the goal of the RPTF to bring attention to the multifaceted historyContinue reading “Launching La TopoRadio”

Two new projects join the Task Force

We are pleased to announce the RPTF’s newest partnerships! The Shortwave Radio Audio Archive and the Radio Spectrum Archive are spearheaded by Thomas Witherspoon, a longtime RPTF contributor. The Shortwave Radio Audio Archive The Shortwave Radio Audio Archive (SRAA) is a curated collection of primarily homemade shortwave radio recordings. The SRAA specializes in the archivingContinue reading “Two new projects join the Task Force”

Radio Preservation Task Force Announces Launch of New Digital Preservation Initiative

Radio Preservation Task Force Announces Launch of New Digital Preservation Initiative The Radio Preservation Task Force (RPTF) of the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board is pleased to announce the launch of Sound Submissions, a digital humanities program in the Recorded Sound Section of the Library’s National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC). The RPTF isContinue reading “Radio Preservation Task Force Announces Launch of New Digital Preservation Initiative”

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