Public Radio’s LGBTQ Youth Program ‘OutCasting’ is Now Available in the AAPB

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting is pleased to welcome OutCasting to the collection! An extraordinary series of public radio LGBTQ youth programs from Media for the Public Good, Inc. / OutCasting Media, the newly launched special collection is made up of 129 episodes from three distinct series produced by Media for the Public Good, … Continue reading Public Radio’s LGBTQ Youth Program ‘OutCasting’ is Now Available in the AAPB

The AAPB Transcribe to Digitize Challenge Comes to a Close

The Transcribe to Digitize Challenge was launched in 2019 as a preservation effort by the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) and George Blood L.P., a digitization service provider. The challenge was simple: George Blood would digitize one analog tape (for free!) for every transcript that was corrected in AAPB’s online transcript editor FIX IT+. … Continue reading The AAPB Transcribe to Digitize Challenge Comes to a Close

NEW Collection of ‘BackStory’ Episodes Contributed to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Hosts of the BackStory series. https://americanarchive.org/special_collections/backstory. The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is pleased to preserve 154 episodes of BackStory, the popular public radio series and podcast on timely topics in American history. The series, which delves into the history, or “backstory” of current events and ideas in the U.S., is produced by Virginia … Continue reading NEW Collection of ‘BackStory’ Episodes Contributed to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

NEW ‘Vegetable Soup’ Collection was created by the New York State Education Department and distributed by Public Media

The AAPB is pleased to launch the Vegetable Soup Collection, which contains episodes from the eponymous children’s educational television series produced by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) with support from a grant from the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare under the direction of the award-winning producer Yanna Kroyt Brandt. Produced over … Continue reading NEW ‘Vegetable Soup’ Collection was created by the New York State Education Department and distributed by Public Media

New Year, New Feature! Learn How to Share and Embed AAPB Content

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) provides online access to more than 50,000 public radio and television programs and original materials, spanning 70+ years of history recorded by more than 120 contributing organizations. The new 'Share' feature on the AAPB website now makes it easy to share and embed items from the archive at … Continue reading New Year, New Feature! Learn How to Share and Embed AAPB Content

NEW ‘In Black America’ Collection Features Rediscovered Interviews from KUT Radio

The AAPB is pleased to launch the In Black America collection from KUT in Austin, Texas. This extraordinary collection is made up of 745 episodes of In Black America, which were preserved and digitized in 2019, thanks to a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). In Black America, … Continue reading NEW ‘In Black America’ Collection Features Rediscovered Interviews from KUT Radio

NEW Special Collections from ThinkTV, WGBH, and the University of Maryland Digital Collections

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) contains more than 100,000 items of digitized public broadcasting programs and original materials. Some notable collections are featured in Special Collections with a finding aid that provides detailed information about the content, recommended search strategies, and related resources. Below are four collections preserved and recently contributed by ThinkTV, … Continue reading NEW Special Collections from ThinkTV, WGBH, and the University of Maryland Digital Collections

Donate to Preserve Public Media Collections for #GivingTuesday

Help preserve historically significant public radio and television collections. Donate here! "In the 21st century, it's going to be about voices and images as much as it's going to be about written text." Clip courtesy of KAKM, 1998. Watch the full program here! For #GivingTuesday, please consider donating to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting! … Continue reading Donate to Preserve Public Media Collections for #GivingTuesday

Commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with Preserved Collections in the AAPB

Earlier this week, Indigenous Peoples' Day commemorated the histories and cultures of Native American peoples. It is recognized across the United States on the second Monday in October and is an official city and state holiday in various localities. To honor this important holiday and the First Nations and peoples which it celebrates, the American … Continue reading Commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with Preserved Collections in the AAPB