Gigabytes of Free Samples Through the Library of Congress

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    For those who are sampler users, I thought I'd share this site which lists different sound collections made available for rights-free download through the Library of Congress:

    Main Page:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/

    Inventing Entertainment
    Music and Spoken word:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-edison/explore/


    Variety Stage Sound Recordings and Motion Pictures
    Music and Sketches:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-variety-stage/explore/


    The Joe Smith Collection
    Interviews:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-joe-smith/explore/


    Free Music Archive
    Music:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-fma/explore/


    MusicBox Project
    Music:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-musicbox/explore/


    Tony Schwartz Collection
    Radio, Conversations, and Found sounds:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-tony-schwartz/explore/


    American English Dialect Recordings
    Interviews, Oral histories, and Speeches:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-american-english-dialect-recordings/explore/


    The National Screening Room
    Government film:
    https://citizen-dj.labs.loc.gov/loc-national-screening-room/explore/
     
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  3. gatus

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    Thanks for the links:wink:
     
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    speeches nice. thx. i love such stuff...
     
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    Thanks for the heads up.. this is an amazing resource
     
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    great stuff! thx!
     
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    I suspected the government's response to the pandemic had to be inhibited by something else. Now I know
     
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    already used some of it in a loop...
     
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    very innovative site
     
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    Very interesting indeed! Thanks so much for sharing!
     
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    Thanks, love the spectral layout. Reminds me a bit of Algonaut Atlas, but that's probably just me.:thumbsup:
     
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