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Yiddish sound archives online at Dartmouth

A few months ago, Mark David posted this to the Jewish-music mailing list. Apologies for the delay in getting the information online:


Summary for Yiddish Radio afficionados: archive of Eddie Gillman (Boston's Di Yidishe Shtunde) goes online.

-- Mark David, Host/Producer, The Yiddish Voice,

The Dartmouth Online

Monday, October 14, 2002
Jewish sound archive to go online this term
by Elizabeth Wise

.... On this website, Dartmouth students will have access to a wide variety of programming including Yiddish radio jingles predating World War II, a radio broadcast of the United Nations' vote for the creation of the state of Israel and contemporary Israeli folk music....Hartov developed the archive in 1992 after stumbling upon old records belonging to Eddie Gilman, his wife's uncle.... Gilman had used the records while hosting a Yiddish radio show in Boston called "The Yiddish Hour," and Hartov later inherited Gilman's collection of recordings and transcripts....

Full article: www.thedartmouth.com/article.php?aid=200210140104

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