The collection consists of materials related to Smithsonian Institution programs, including the Duke Ellington Youth Project, in addition to gospel sheet music and related research materials from George's personal collection.
Two-dimensional moving image, Performed music, Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Analog audiocassette, VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C), Photographic print, and Text document
The collection consists primarily of audiocassette copies of the 26-part radio series Wade in the Water, produced by NPR in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, and concieved and hosted by Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon.
Audio recordings of taped radio show episodes, primarily from the series The Afro-American in Indiana, but also including the additional programs Reflections in Black and Black Heritage , as well as a radio special and recordings from a NAACP convention. The radio shows, hosted by Fr. Boniface Hardin, featured multiple high-profile guests. The episode topics includes sports, music, education, historiography, slavery, the American Civil War, Reconstruction, segregation, the Indiana Constitution, the United States Constitution, church, religion, the NAACP, WWI, WWII, medicine, black businesses, the Institute of Afro American Studies, prison, labor history, and more.
Performed music and Spoken word
Analog audiocassette and Open reel tape (unknown material)
Includes memorabilia, scripts, sound recordings and photographs. Most of the material is about the Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show with a limited amount of material, mostly in the scrapbooks, about their appearances on other radio programs such as the Jack Benny Show. As of 2005, the transcription discs were being transferred to CDs.
Sound recordings of the series broadcast on WBAA, Purdue University. The interviews examine local and national social issues, including crime, religion, intimidation, protest, AfricanAmerican journalism and art, housing and the National Urban League.
Manuscripts and Visual Collections Department, William Henry Smith Memorial Library
Includes annual reports, budgetary material on guest radio speakers, correspondence to and from the Indiana Broadcasters Association, radio department course and curriculum material, files on radio shows and I.U. spots, correspondence with radio station personnel around the country and files on television programming.
University Archives, Indiana Univeristy, Bloomington
Contains recordings and some scripts for the This Is Our Duty and Decision Now series which were 15 minute public service type messages dealing with national security, veteran's welfare, child welfare and patriotism.
The collection consists primarily of audio tapes of two radio programs produced by Bailey Broadcasting Services: The Hip Hop Countdown & Report (1991-1998) and RadioScope: The Entertainment Magazine of the Air (1990-1996). Press releases for RadioScope broadcasts are also included.
Performed music, Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Analog audiocassette, Text document, Photographic print, and Photographic negative