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Early Sound Recordings Archive: Race and Race Consciousness 1900-1935

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The Association For Recorded Sound Collections, a national service organization compromised of the leading institutions, universities and libraries with notable dedicated Sound and Music Archives such as The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian, Yale, Rutgers, Stanford, UCLA and Manhattan's Rodgers and Hammerstein Archive, 


through the lense of  historic Media.
These recordings are sampled in live demos in his lectures and multi media presentations played on a 1922 Acoustic Senior table top Victrola. ( a suitcase Victrola).

Doggett's Early Sound recordings Archive includes many Edison cylinders from the 1890s which were re licensed as flat disc recordings by Columbia and Victor Records.    Notably,  The Archive includes the only two recordings by the first African American to make a sound recording in 1900, George W Johnson.    


highly charged racialized political environment.
Below is a collage of some of the 500+ rare discs in his Archive focused on Race.
Commissioned to create.... The Library of Congress Recorded Sound  Division 2015-2016
Sept 2015 Library of Congress Filming:Packard Theater,Culpepper Campus
With Gregory Lukow, Gene D'Ana-VIPs of The Motion Picture and Recorded Sound Division after September 2015 Pilot FilmingPackard Auditorium, Culpepper Campus of Library of Congress



These are unfiltered straight transfers done in 2014-15.  New mp3s showcasing  a new reproducer and digital filters will be done later during 2018 into 2019
Victor's 1902 On The Levee: Minstrels #8










Walter Kelly's 1920 Victor recording- The Virginian Judge, A Humorous Dialogue, Side 1
Kelly's recording puts into wax the audio and visual iconography of the Jim Crow Southern White Criminal Justice System for Black males .
More than any recording to date in The Victor catalog, this recording sets in motion the foundation of discussion for Michelle Alexander's iconic book on Mass Incarceration, The New Jim Crow, Ava Duvernay's Netflix film, Thirteen
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August 29 2018 






My well received Conference closing presentation on the interconnection of
 Opening Section and Final Sections {unedited phone video}