Historical Society of Princeton preserves 300 atrisk oral audio recordings

Mar 05, 2021 367

Interviews with friends of Albert Einstein, histories of Princeton residents who were alive at the beginning of the 20th century, and oral histories from the local ItalianAmerican and African-American communities have now been preserved digitally so they can be accessed by the public for years to come.

The Historical Society of Princeton has successfully digitized about 300 at-risk audio cassette oral history recordings from the organization’s archival collection. The work was made possible through funding from the state’s New Jersey Historical Commission.

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SOURCE: https://planetprinceton.com

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