Music Time in Africa Archive

  • plaque and framed information welcoming people into the library
    Entrance to Leo Sarkisian Library, Voice of America HQ, Washington DC, 2014.
  • Plaque dedicating a studio to Leo Sarkisian
    Plaque on Leo Sarkisian Studio door at Voice of America HQ, Washington, DC, 2014.
  • Leo Sarkisian standing in front of shelves of tape boxes
    Leo Sarkisian in the VoA Library, 2012.
  • Multiple stacks of tape boxes
    Music Time in Africa recordings in VoA Library, 2014.
  • Room of shelves full of tape boxes
    Tape recordings in VoA Library, 2014.
  • Multiple shelves full of tape boxes
    Tape recordings in VoA Library, 2014.
  • Many stacks of VOA tape boxes on a shelf
    Tape recordings in VoA Library, 2014.
  • Two men moving a palette of archival boxes
    Shipping the Leo Sarkisian Library to the University of Michigan, 2015.
  • stacked archival boxes on a palette
    Music Time in Africa recordings in University of Michigan warehouse, 2015.
  • front of a tape box with VOA label
    TANU Youth League Musical Club of Tabora, Tanzania, Oct. 13, 1970 [original recording].

The Music Time in Africa Archive is an interface to digitized radio programs and the associated scripts (if available). The interface supports search across the text of the scripts and browsing through some of the metadata fields.