Material from the Mills Music Library was recently featured on Swiss Public radio, with Prof. Jim Leary discussing his forthcoming UW Press 5CD/DVD/book set, Folksongs of Another America: Field Recordings from the Upper Midwest, 1937-1946. Read more about the work of Prof. Leary at the University of Wisconsin Press site.
Part of the interview, conducted in both German and English, covers the ethnic-American 78rpm discs, which came from Mills Music Library.
To listen to the programs, follow these links:
The official publication date for Prof. Leary’s set is Aug. 7.