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The UCSB Library invites you to discover and listen to its online archive of cylinder recordings; donate to help the collection grow; and learn about how these sounds and songs create an audio history of American culture.

Cylinder of the day

“The baseball girl” performed by Miss Ray Cox.

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News

April 20, 2017: Arreola Family Collection of Mexican and Cuban Cylinders in the Lynn Andersen Collection now online.

June 12, 2016: Newly digitized cylinders will be posted on Facebook daily beginning Monday June 13.

May 23, 2016: Debus family donates collection of rare recordings.

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Did You Know?

U-S Everlasting Records in Cleveland, Ohio produced 1,000 cylinder titles between 1910 and 1913.