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Music USA #392-B, Interview with Milt Gabler, Part III

Description: Part of the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Milt Gabler. The first and second selections in this part, "Laura" and "Spanish Lace," were not included in the final broadcast.
Date: December 1, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #392-B, Interview with Milt Gabler, Part II

Description: Part of the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Milt Gabler. "Laura," the last selection in this part, was not included in the final broadcast.
Date: December 1, 1955
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Interviews with Billy Eckstine and Teddi King

Description: Willis Conover interviews Billy Eckstine and Teddi King at Washington, D.C.'s Union Station, on the RCA Victor Starliner train. Eckstine and King were performing to benefit the March of Dimes; the interviews were apparently used in Music USA programs #420-B (Eckstine) and #421-B (King).
Date: January 21, 1956
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover interviews Danny Kaye

Description: Willis Conover interviews entertainer Danny Kaye, who was serving as an ambassador-at-large for the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
Date: June 28, 1956
Creator: Conover, Willis & Kaye, Danny
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover interviewed by Harold Rogers, BBC

Description: Harold Rogers interviews Willis Conover for the BBC. Subjects include the five-hour Louis Armstrong interview, and Ella Fitzgerald.
Date: August 4, 1957
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Chicago Theater of the Air: Yma Sumac

Description: A recording found in Willis Conover's collection of reel-to-reel tapes: Yma Sumac performs at the 22nd annual Chicagoland Music Festival, at Soldier Field.
Date: August 25, 1951
Creator: Sumac, Yma
Partner: UNT Music Library

Groggy's Mambo and other selections

Description: A live recording of mambo selections. The title "Groggy's Mambo" appears to refer to Maurice "Groggy" Gervitsch, the proprietor of the Cairo Hotel in Washington, D.C., where Gervitsch organized mambo dances in 1954. The group may have been led by Buddy Rowell.
Date: 1954~
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Interview with Ella Fitzgerald, for Voices of VISTA #127

Description: Willis Conover interviews Ella Fitzgerald for "Voices of VISTA" program number 127. The short programs featured various celebrities and were used, like Treasury broadcasts in decades past, to promote the U.S. government's Volunteers in Service to America program.
Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Story of Baadil Jamaal by Laila Khan

Description: Recording of Laila Khan reciting the story of “Baadil Jamaal” in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story there is a king with seven sons, and he promises the sons that when they are to marry, he will let them marry whoever they wish. One son then travels to the side of a mountain where he lost his arrow, and meets an otherworldly woman named Baadil Jamaal. He insisted that he would not leave unless she married him, and he waited for a hundred years, and his family, missed him very much. One day Baadil Jamaal agreed to be the prince’s bride, and they went back to the kingdom, where the fairy restored the youth of the King and his wife.
Date: May 29, 2010
Creator: Khan, Laila
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Baadil Jamaal by Laila Khan

Description: Recording of Laila Khan reciting the story of “Baadil Jamaal” in the Hunza dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story there is a king with seven sons, and he promises the sons that when they are to marry, he will let them marry whoever they wish. One son then travels to the side of a mountain where he lost his arrow, and meets an otherworldly woman named Baadil Jamaal. He insisted that he would not leave unless she married him, and he waited for a hundred years, and his family, missed him very much. One day Baadil Jamaal agreed to be the prince’s bride, and they went back to the kingdom, where the fairy restored the youth of the King and his wife.
Date: Spring 2009
Creator: Khan, Laila
Partner: UNT College of Information

Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives: Audio 5

Description: This NSF-funded workshop initiated a research trajectory that brings the fields of language archives and user-centered design (UCD) into dialogue, with the goal of improving users’ experiences with language archives and making them more accessible and useful to diverse user groups. The workshop documented perspectives of key stakeholder groups and generated initial conceptual frameworks to guide further research. This audio file documents the first half of the second day of the workshop. The discussion topics were: creation of a language archive typology, facilitating the use of language archives, challenges and other factors to consider in the development of UCD guidelines, and organizations to partner with for UCD guidelines.
Date: February 21, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary; Alexander, Edward; Baldwin, Daryl; Basapur, Santosh; Berez-Kroeker, Andrea et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives: Audio 6

Description: This NSF-funded workshop initiated a research trajectory that brings the fields of language archives and user-centered design (UCD) into dialogue, with the goal of improving users’ experiences with language archives and making them more accessible and useful to diverse user groups. The workshop documented perspectives of key stakeholder groups and generated initial conceptual frameworks to guide further research. This audio file documents the remainder of the second day of the workshop. The main discussion topics were: “aha” moments and advice from workshop participants, and closing remarks from organizers.
Date: February 21, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary; Alexander, Edward; Baldwin, Daryl; Basapur, Santosh; Berez-Kroeker, Andrea et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives: Audio 2

Description: This NSF-funded workshop initiated a research trajectory that brings the fields of language archives and user-centered design (UCD) into dialogue, with the goal of improving users’ experiences with language archives and making them more accessible and useful to diverse user groups. The workshop documented perspectives of key stakeholder groups and generated initial conceptual frameworks to guide further research. This audio file documents presentations by workshop participants on the perspectives of stakeholder groups. It contains presentations by Loriene Roy, Daryl Baldwin, Edward Alexander, Wesley Leonard, Michael Shepard, Andrea Berez-Kroeker, Justin Spencer, Mandana Seyfeddinpur, Felix Rau, Susan Kung, Jennifer O'Neal, and Alexander Wadsworth.
Date: February 20, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary; Alexander, Edward; Baldwin, Daryl; Basapur, Santosh; Berez-Kroeker, Andrea et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives: Audio 3

Description: This NSF-funded workshop initiated a research trajectory that brings the fields of language archives and user-centered design (UCD) into dialogue, with the goal of improving users’ experiences with language archives and making them more accessible and useful to diverse user groups. The workshop documented perspectives of key stakeholder groups and generated initial conceptual frameworks to guide further research. This audio file continues from Audio 2, further documenting presentations by workshop participants on the perspectives of stakeholder groups. It contains presentations by Crysta Metcalf, Santosh Basapur, and Shobhana Chelliah. This audio file also documents the beginning of the first workshop discussion topic. The topic was: who are users and how do they interact with language archives.
Date: February 20, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary; Alexander, Edward; Baldwin, Daryl; Basapur, Santosh; Berez-Kroeker, Andrea et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives: Audio 4

Description: This NSF-funded workshop initiated a research trajectory that brings the fields of language archives and user-centered design (UCD) into dialogue, with the goal of improving users’ experiences with language archives and making them more accessible and useful to diverse user groups. The workshop documented perspectives of key stakeholder groups and generated initial conceptual frameworks to guide further research. This audio file documents the rest of the discussions on the first day of the workshop. The topics were: archive roles and brainstorming types of language archives.
Date: February 20, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary; Alexander, Edward; Baldwin, Daryl; Basapur, Santosh; Berez-Kroeker, Andrea et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives: Audio 1

Description: This NSF-funded workshop initiated a research trajectory that brings the fields of language archives and user-centered design (UCD) into dialogue, with the goal of improving users’ experiences with language archives and making them more accessible and useful to diverse user groups. The workshop documented perspectives of key stakeholder groups and generated initial conceptual frameworks to guide further research. This audio file documents the start of the workshop; it contains an overview of language archives by Gary Holton and an overview of user-centered design by Christina Wasson.
Date: February 20, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary; Alexander, Edward; Baldwin, Daryl; Basapur, Santosh; Berez-Kroeker, Andrea et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences