Feb. 20, 2006 as a PDF file
Michael Terrazas, Editor
Katherine Baust Lukens,
Christi Gray, Designer
Jon Rou, Photography Director
Robyn Mohr, Intern
Diya Chaudhuri, Editorial Assistant
Jessica Gearing, Editorial Assistant
Jenny Yusin is working this semester to transform 1,200 hours of material stored on digital audio tapes (DATs) to electronic computer files, part of an effort to save interviews with legendary musicians that were housed in a New Orleans French Quarter building and threatened by Hurricane Katrina. Yusin, a graduate student on fellowship at Woodruff Library, must listen to each hour and ensure that the recording process from tape to digital file is working properly. “I cannot leave, and I cannot pause the tape,” she says. “It’s kind of intimidating.”
PHOTO CREDIT: KAY HINTON
Emory team working to
save N.O. music memories
Hurricane Katrina’s trail of devastation in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast last year is well known.
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