Monthly Archives: April 2015

Women’s voices online at the Austrian mediatheque

The Austrian mediatheque has just opened a new online exhibition devoted to women’s voices in honour of International Woman’s Day.  Drawing on a large number of documents in Austrian archives, it explores a number of themes, from eras defined by the World Wars.

While drawing on Austrian archives, it is important to note that the exhibit and its voices are not at all limited to Austria.  Eleanor Roosevelt, among many other famous women, is featured as well.

While the exhibition is not limited to radio, there is also a fascinating section devoted to radio voices:

The site is mostly in German, but an English description can be found  at Europeana Sounds