"The Crocodile Hunt," H-HN-AA-3A-2 Among the tens of thousands of Voice of America [VOA] programs in the National Archives are quite a few about… the National Archives [NARA]! In recent processing, we found a specific and interesting VOA/NARA crossover. McKeever Interview with Nancy Malan, 306-VOAa-73-8334 In 1973, VOA reporter Linda McKeever interviewed NARA archivist Nancy … Continue reading Voice of America Meets the Harmon Foundation
"A Mobile Radio Unit Is Installed In This Jeep Of The 323rd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, Based At Bassingbourne, England; Lt. Stull Is The Driver Of The Vehicle. 22 May 1943", 342-FH-3A12741-69518AC The National Archives’ extensive holdings of World War II-era radio broadcasts have long been overshadowed by our flashier newsreel holdings. Nonetheless, a … Continue reading A User’s Guide to World War II-Era Radio in the National Archives
After such a tumultuous year, all the staff at the National Archives Special Media Division would like to extend our best holiday wishes to those of you reading this as well as our hopes for a bright new year in 2022. It’s hard to believe that another year has already come and gone and to … Continue reading Holiday Catalog Roundup: The 1941 Christmas Tree Lighting, an Electric Menorah, and More!
Office for Emergency Management, 179-WP-28, https://catalog.archives.gov/id/533886 The Office for Emergency Management created several radio series for the American homefront during World War II. Among these was You Can't Do Business with Hitler. We in the Moving Image and Sound Branch branch have recently worked to process this and other freshly-digitized materials from the OEM. You … Continue reading You Can’t Do Business with Hitler