THIRTEEN’s American Masters Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Launch of Digital Video Archive and Podcast

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between WGBH and the Library of Congress, is delighted to preserve for posterity more than 800 previously unreleased full-length interviews that were originally filmed for the iconic documentary PBS series American Masters, produced by New York public television station THIRTEEN for WNET. The interviews, digitized for … Continue reading THIRTEEN’s American Masters Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Launch of Digital Video Archive and Podcast

Last day to contribute to the Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship

This post was written by Casey Davis, AAPB Project Manager at WGBH, for WGBH's Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship crowdfunding campaign. We need your help! Today is the last day to make a financial contribution to the AAPB's Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship. We have raised $2,000 and appreciate your additional support to get us closer to … Continue reading Last day to contribute to the Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship

PBS NewsHour Digitization Project Update

In January 2016, the Council on Library and Information Resources awarded WGBH, the Library of Congress, WETA, and NewsHour Productions, LLC a grant to digitize, preserve, and make publicly accessible on the AAPB website 32 years of NewsHour predecessor programs, from October 1975 to December 2007, that currently exist on obsolete analog formats. Described by … Continue reading PBS NewsHour Digitization Project Update

Please consider supporting the Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship

This post was written by Casey Davis, AAPB Project Manager at WGBH, for WGBH's Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship crowdfunding campaign. We're writing today to tell you about the AAPB Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship and to ask for your support. WGBH is leading the American Archive of Public Broadcasting National Digital Stewardship Residency program funded by the Institute … Continue reading Please consider supporting the Public Broadcasting Preservation Scholarship

AAPB Acquires New Hampshire Public Radio Presidential Collection

New Online Presentation "Voices of Democracy," Features Presidential Campaign Resources The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has acquired New Hampshire Public Radio’s digital collection of interviews and speeches by presidential candidates from 1995-2007. The entire collection—nearly 100 hours of content—has been digitized and is now online, along with other presidential campaign content from the … Continue reading AAPB Acquires New Hampshire Public Radio Presidential Collection

AAPB welcomes Rachel Curtis, new Digital Conversion Specialist

The AAPB team is thrilled to welcome Rachel Curtis as our new Digital Conversion Specialist at the Library of Congress. In this role, Rachel is the project manager for the Library of Congress side of the AAPB project. She is involved with metadata mapping, reporting, planning, oversight, and overall coordination activities. Rachel has a background in Anthropology … Continue reading AAPB welcomes Rachel Curtis, new Digital Conversion Specialist

AAPB Makes Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Launches Online Reading Room Making Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public Establishes Executive Advisory Council; receives grants for digital archivist residencies, NET and Pop Up Archive projects BOSTON, Mass. (October 27, 2015) – In conjunction with UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, WGBH and the Library of Congress … Continue reading AAPB Makes Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public