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Sound Recordings in the National Archives


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Sporting announcer T Duckmanton and technician S Bancroft operating the ABC’s pick-up amplifier to feed commentary from a Sydney golf course to the studio, c. late 1940s. (Talbot Sydney Duckmanton was General Manager of the ABC, 1965–82.)

From Chapter 1

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Operating portable pedal wireless set in the outback.

From Chapter 1

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Experts analyse progressive voting returns during a direct telecast from the national tally room in Canberra.

From Chapter 3

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Roy Rene (Mo), 1930.

From Chapter 3

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ABC field unit – Scottish trio sing for ABC radio correspondent Chester Wilmot, c1941.

From Chapter 3

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An ABC team records a schools production of King Lear on the cliffs at Bondi.

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Australian conductor Alfred Hill, c1958.

From Chapter 3

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Gramophone recording of Don Bradman’s reply at the presentation by the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust following his 100th century in first class cricket, 12 December 1947.

From Chapter 3

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Label on reference copy of CD containing interviews with East Timorese witnesses about the deaths of Australian-based journalists in 1975.

From Chapter 9

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Cover: (Edward) Stafford Dyson, ABC cadet announcer 5CL, October 1939. (Stafford Dyson was the producer of drama and features in the South Australia branch of the ABC for 30 years.)

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Rear cover

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