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The Unseen Minority: A Social History of Blindness in the United States: 11. The Beloved Voices (Online)

An Online Chapter from The Unseen Minority: A Social History of Blindness in the United States

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Description of The Unseen Minority: A Social History of Blindness in the United States: 11. The Beloved Voices

In establishing the recording program for blind and visually impaired persons, AFB enlisted noted actors and a wide range of materials. Volunteer recordists contributed their talents starting in 1947. This chapter also describes improvements in technology, research into voice compression and other techniques, and the role of the Library of Congress in making recordings widely available.

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ISBN: Koe-11
Year of publication: 2004
Availability: Immediately

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