The Roy Pryor Collection consists of off-air recordings of local and network radio in Menlo Park, California between 1937
and 1949. Pryor used a home recording machine to make aluminum and lacquer discs of broadcasts, mostly capturing war-related
news and commentary.
approx. 1000 12" and 16" instantaneous discs
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