The Audio Section at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Call Number

General information

Call No.:
Part of series
HU OSA 300-1-8 Records of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Research Institute: General Records: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Public Affairs Photographic Files
Located at
Archival photo box #10 / No. 11
Legacy ID
Primary Type
Still image
Archival photographic prints of RFE/RL were donated to OSA by the Hoover Institute, California in year 2015. The images are duplicates of those held at Hoover. The originals, and most probably the negatives are with the donor as well. OSA only received the paper prints with captions, and digitized the entire collection in year 2018.


Contents Summary

A young women in casual clothes is working at a row of tape recorders in the Audio Section at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where news from other broadcasters are taped and edited for use of RFE programs. There are stacks of Scotch 3M tapes on top of a shelf, and pieces of tapes on the floor which were discarded after editing. The original cation, taped onto the back of the image is a recycled text, see HU OSA 300-1-8:1/31.

ORIGINAL CAPTION: Munich - The Audio Section at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty collects, edits and distributes taped actualities that the 21 different language desks can use in panorama and news programs. Here Jutta Hillmayer takes an incoming circuit from Washington and New York, providing sound cuts from breaking stories throughout the United States.


Associated Names
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Copyright holder)

Subject / Coverage

Collection Specific Tags
broadcasting equipment, Cold War, Radio broadcasting, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty