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Sound Recordings

Audio recordings such as oral histories, speeches or musical performances

Big Fire

Big Fire

Contributed by: Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections/Archives, Truman State University

An exhibit shows two "big fires" in the history of Truman State University which occurred in 1918 and 1924. A recorded narrative by Professor Emeritus Pauline Dingle Knobbs about her memories of the1924 fire for the Adair County Bicentennial Committee's oral history project is also included.

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Brush Creek Follies: Photographs, Sound, and Video from the Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection

Brush Creek Follies: Photographs, Sound, and Video from the Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Photos, sound & video from the Arthur B. Church KMBC Radio Collection. For nearly 20 years in Kansas City and across the Midwest, Saturday nights meant a date with KMBC's "Brush Creek Follies." For 14 years the "Brush Creek Follies" held the number-two spot in the nation among rural music radio programs.

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Club Kaycee

Club Kaycee

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Club Kaycee serves up sights and sounds of the Golden Age of Kansas City Jazz from the Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City, in cooperation with kansascity.com and The Kansas City Star.

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Dave Dexter, Jr. Collection

Dave Dexter, Jr. Collection

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A variety of material including correspondence, writings and photographs from the noted music critic, writer, and record producer from Kansas City, Missouri. Over 2000 photographs contribute to the research of the early history of the record industry during the 1930s and 1940s, as well as the development of jazz and popular music.

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Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

This collection focusing on Trumanís historic decision includes documents covering the years 1945-1964. Supporting materials include an online version of "Truman and the Bomb: A Documentary History," edited by Robert H. Ferrell.

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Establishing the Marshall Plan

Establishing the Marshall Plan

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

A collection about the Marshall Plan, or European Recovery Program, as it was officially known, which provided aid to war-torn Europe. This collection includes 69 documents, 9 photographs, an exhibit titled George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace, and a teaching activity based on the exhibit.

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Korean War: The US Response to North Korea's Invasion of South Korea

Korean War: The US Response to North Korea's Invasion of South Korea

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

An online exhibit of documents, photographs, sound clips of individual participants in policy development, battlefield combatants, and observers affected by the human tragedy of the Korean War.

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Max Hunter Collection of Ozark Folk Song

Max Hunter Collection of Ozark Folk Song

Contributed by: Music Department, Missouri State University

An archive of almost 1600 Ozark Mountain folk songs recorded between 1956 and 1976.

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Musicians Local No. 627 and the Mutual Musicians Foundation: The Cradle of Kansas City Jazz

Musicians Local No. 627 and the Mutual Musicians Foundation: The Cradle of Kansas City Jazz

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Web exhibit on the history of Kansas Cityís Local 627, the African-American Musicians Union founded in 1917 and now known as the Mutual Musicians Foundation.

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Politics in Missouri Oral History Collection

Politics in Missouri Oral History Collection

Contributed by: State Historical Society of Missouri

This collection contains 160 full-text transcripts and fifty-five full-audio recordings of oral histories given by Missouri political leaders and activists.

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Truman Administration's Civil Rights Program: The Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Truman Administration's Civil Rights Program: The Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection documents President Truman's decision to desegregate the U.S. Armed Forces. It covers the years 1938-1953.

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Truman Doctrine and the Beginning of the Cold War

Truman Doctrine and the Beginning of the Cold War

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of documents, photographs and interview transcripts about Truman doctrine.

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UMKC's Book of Gregorian Chant

UMKC's Book of Gregorian Chant

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Manuscript of Gregorian chant from the Middle Ages compiled from several sources and bound together in a single volume. Fashioned in its present form probably during the 16th century, the book also contains original chants written by scribes centuries earlier.

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United Nations 1945-53: The Development of a World Organization

United Nations 1945-53: The Development of a World Organization

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of 127 documents about President Truman and the United Nations, covering the years 1945-1953.

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United States' Recognition of Israel

United States' Recognition of Israel

Contributed by: Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Collection of 87 documents about the recognition of the State of Israel with a chronology of events spanning 1939-1949.

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Upset! Truman's Whistle Stop Campaign Remembered

Upset! Truman's Whistle Stop Campaign Remembered

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Collection of memorabilia and records recounting Truman's nomination, the Whistle Stop campaign, election, and inauguration in 1948-1949.

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Voices of World War II: Experiences from the Front and the Home Front

Voices of World War II: Experiences from the Front and the Home Front

Contributed by: Miller Nichols Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City

A website created to focus on World War II and how it was experienced in Kansas City through the popular media.

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Walter J. Ong Collection

Walter J. Ong Collection

Contributed by: Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University

Comprehensive resource on the life and works of Walter J. Ong, S.J (1912-2003), an English professor at St. Louis University for thirty years.

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Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project

Washington University School of Medicine Oral History Project

Contributed by: Bernard Becker Medical Library, Washington University

An ongoing series of recorded interviews and transcripts dating from 1959. The project captures first person accounts and reflections on the history of the medical school, medical practice in St. Louis, and developments in the field of medicine.

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