Historic Sound – Industrial Beaver County – Reading Room


Industrial Beaver County

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OBSOLETE SOUNDS: World’s biggest collection of disappearing sounds and sounds that have become extinct

Smithsonian: Playback: 130-Year-Old Sounds Revealed

The History Channel (2002): “Save Our Sounds”

The Atlantic: “The Dawn of Recorded Sound in America”

YouTube Channel: Sounds of History

Sounds of History: What Did Early America Sound Like?

Public History Weekly: “Sound History”

Soundscape (Wiki)

Public History Weekly: Sound History

Public History Weekly: Sound History and Public History

Field recording (Wiki)

Introduction: Understanding the functions of sounds in everyday lives

Moravian Soundscapes Project

The haunting history of the air-raid siren

TSVP Community Oral Histories

Library of Congress: Recorded Sound Research Center

Library of Congress: National Recording Registry

The Kitchen Sisters

Audio in VR: Effects of a Soundscape and Movement-Triggered Step Sounds on Presence

The Sound Future of Virtual Reality

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

Rethinking the Museum Experience: Add Sound and Other Sensations

Sounds to Think About

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