JB - Suggest you contact the folks at Arhoolie, who superbly digitized over 100 thousands Tejano-Conjunto/Mexican and Mexican American Recordings 78s for the Frontera project, hosted online by UCLA. Tom Diamant is best person to speak with.
http://arhoolie.org/frontera-collection-2/ + http://frontera.library.ucla.edu/
Director, ARChive of Contemporary Music, NYC
Curator, Sound Collections, The Internet Archive, San Francisco
> On Nov 22, 2015, at 4:58 PM, Joel Bresler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear friends:
> Apologies for cross-posting...I'd be interested in hearing from list members
> who have worked on teams digitizing very large numbers of 78 rpm recordings
> (tens of thousands) or who have read good articles and reports on teams
> undertaking same. I am particularly keen to learn about techniques and
> process flows that "work" for large-scale production that would be
> impractical logistically or economically for smaller quantities.
> I would also value opinions on whether it is important to wash all the disks
> first, or a process for determining which have to be washed for best
> Thanks in advance for your thoughts!
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