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Carleton College 35mm Slide Archive

In 2017, the Carleton College Archives began a multi-year partnership with Saving Tape to systematically digitize almost 60,000 35mm photographic slides. The archive is housed at the Gould Library on the campus of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. Carleton had previously cataloged the slides, storing them in a hanging sleeve […]Read more »

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 »

St. Cloud State University Archives

Saving Tape has completed a large audio digitization project consisting of the analog-to-digital transfer of oral histories from audiocassettes and reel to reel tapes to digital .WAV & Mp3 audio files. The project came from The Central Minnesota Historical Collection – part of the St. Cloud State University Archives.  Of […]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 »