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African American Registry Video Archive

Since receiving its 501(c)(3) status in 2004, the African American Registry has created the most comprehensive on-line database resource of African American heritage in the world. One AAREG initiative is called Voices That Guide Us. First conceived in 2005, the collection features HD video narratives of black elders, professionals, and young […]Read more »

Oral Histories from Norwegian-American Historical Association

The Norwegian-American Historical Association recently engaged Saving Tape Media Conversion to digitize an archive of oral histories recorded to audio cassette in the 1990s by author and academic Odd Lovoll. NAHA archivist, Kristina Warner describes the project as follows: The Odd Lovoll oral history digitization project started in 2020 when the Norwegian-American […]Read more »

History Center of Olmsted County

Krista Lewis, Twin Cities Archive Roundtable member and archivist for the History Center of Olmsted County, recently contacted Saving Tape Media Conversion seeking help in salvaging a one-of-a-kind video DVD which contains WWII oral histories as recorded at a WWII Round Table on March 9, 2009. The damaged DVD belongs […]Read more »

Earl Kayoss Audio Archive

  Saving Tape has had a long and productive relationship with Marc Percansky and Magic Marc Productions.  The most notable collaboration being the Billy Hallquist Basement Tapes, in which we digitized and curated a large archive of reel to reel audio recordings from the long career of Minnesota musician Billy […]Read more »

Hennepin History Museum Partnership

The Hennepin History Museum – located in Minneapolis, Minnesota – recently partnered with Saving Tape Media Conversion in the digital scanning and archiving of recently discovered 16mm film footage from the Minneapolis Aquatennial, circa 1943. The footage represents a critical missing link in the museum’s film footage. The Hennepin History […]Read more »