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(Folkways Records, 1964), 55 mins
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Sounds for Camp
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 33 mins

Since the liner notes include only the title of each track, it leaves the purpose of this album open to the imagination: is it for use in at an actual summer camp, or for use as background noise in a film about camp? Whatever its original purpose in 1964, this album compiles a series of tracks that would be useful...

(Folkways Records, 1964), 33 mins
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Sounds of Camp: A Documentary Study of a Children's Camp
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produced by Ed Badeaux, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1959), 53 mins

As it states on the album cover, this compilation recorded in 1958 at Camp Killooleet in Vermont, is: “… the picture of a children’s camp, painted in the voices and sounds of its children … ” The album opens with sounds of horses and children during a riding activity exemplifying what Ed Badeaux explains i...

produced by Ed Badeaux, fl. 1958 (Folkways Records, 1959), 53 mins
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An Actual Story in Sound of a Dog's Life
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produced by Tony Schwartz (Folkways Records, 1958), 24 mins
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Voices of the Satellites
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produced by Thomas Alonzo Benham (Folkways Records, 1958), 49 mins

On October 4, 1957, the space race was triggered by the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik I, the first human-made satellite to orbit the earth. This recording, produced and narrated by Professor T.A. Benham of Haverford College, chronicles the sounds of the first thirteen American and Soviet satellites launched...

produced by Thomas Alonzo Benham (Folkways Records, 1958), 49 mins
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Sound Effects, Vol. 1: City Sounds
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(Folkways Records, 1958), 50 mins

This compilation of sounds from the city is divided into two categories: outdoor and indoor sound. Recorded in 1958 by Tony Schwartz for the purpose of using the noises for radio, TV, theatre and film, the sounds include such things as traffic noise (honking taxis, bus’s squeaking breaks etc.) and chattering in...

(Folkways Records, 1958), 50 mins
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Voices of the Sky
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(Cook Records, 1957), 32 mins
If you can't get enough of your airline attendant's safety announcements at the beginning of your flight, make sure you check out this historical recording. Or, if you relish the power of a jet's roar, take the time to compare the sounds of many types of aircraft captured here. This recording corresponded with t...
(Cook Records, 1957), 32 mins
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Sounds of the Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix of Watkins Glen, N.Y.
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(Folkways Records, 1956), 40 mins

Recorded by Henry Mandler and Robert Strome in 1956 and 1960, this album gives you an idea of what the famous Watkins Glen car race sounded like in the late 1950s. The first part of the album walks the listener through a car inspection with an interview with Gus Ehrman and Lou Comito. The interview includes all th...

(Folkways Records, 1956), 40 mins
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Sounds of Carnival
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 55 mins
This 1955 recording opens with several tracks of Merry-Go-Round music followed by interviews and noises from other fair rides. The sounds were collected by a group of students from the Chicago

Institute of Design for a documentary film about the Royal American Midway and capture the fun and energy encountered at...

(Folkways Records, 1955), 55 mins
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