The Voice of Florence Nightingale

The recording was made on 30th July 1890 to raise money for the impoverished veterans of the Charge of the Light Brigade. The full transcript of the recording says:…more

Apollo 11 Onboard Recordings (1969)

From NASA: Apollo 11 Onboard Audio Highlights – These are not necessarily major milestones of the mission but are some of the more interesting and clearly recorde…more

Rudolph Valentino (1923)

Two songs from Rudoph Valentino: “El Relicario” and “Kashmiri Song”. Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor, and early pop…more

Tokyo Rose (1944)

Tokyo Rose was a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II to any of approximately a dozen English-speaking female broadcasters o…more

La Paloma (1903)

Zélie de Lussan (21 December 1861 – 18 December 1949) was an American opera singer of French descent. This is her singing the oft recorded classic La Paloma, ori…more

Orson Welles Show (1941)

Welles’ first almanac/variety radio show, as sponsored by Illinois-based cosmetic maker Lady Esther, and featuring members of his Mercury Theatre. The show sought…more

Enrico Caruso – A Dream

Enrico Caruso made approximately 290 commercially released recordings from 1902 to 1920. This was one of Housed at: Internet Archive Underlying Work: PD 70 years | …more