Sound recording collection, [ca. 1933]-1986.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. Sound recording collection, [ca. 1933]-1986.

Sound recording collection, [ca. 1933]-1986.

Recordings found among manuscript collections accessioned by the Library or recordings produced by the Library and National Park Service staffs. They include Presidential speeches made in the Hyde Park-Poughkeepsie area; other copies of Presidential speeches; speech excerpts, some from commercial sources; interviews from network sources pertaining to President and Mrs. Roosevelt; radio presentations by manuscript donors including Admiral Ross McIntire, Leon Henderson, and Louis M. Howe; the only recordings of the President's press conferences from August to November 1940, made by the National Archives from experimental recording machines developed by RCA; recordings of memorial exercises in honor of President and Mrs. Roosevelt; professional recordings of folk music; and material pertaining to President and Mrs. Roosevelt from all major network sources.

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