February 20, 2006

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Michael Terrazas, Editor

Katherine Baust Lukens,
Staff Writer

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.”


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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