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Tape Label (example)

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Tape Label (example)

When labeling an oral history cassette (whether original or copy), we suggest the following format:

    For main portion of cassette box insert
    (and cassette itself, if specialty label is available):

    Southern Oral History Program
    Series: "North Carolina Politics Project"

    Interview of Rep. Daniel T. Blue, Jr.
    Raleigh, NC; January 19, 1996
    Int. by Joseph Mosnier

    Tape # 1.19.96-DB
    Cassette 1 of 1 (approx. total length 70 mins)
    Transcript and Field Notes are available.

    For cassette itself
    and for narrow portion of cassette box insert:

    SOHP "North Carolina Politics Project"
    Rep. Daniel T. Blue, Jr. Int. by Joseph Mosnier
    Jan. 19, 1996 Tape # 1.19.96-DB

The Southern Oral History Program
(a component of the UNC Center for the Study of the American South)
CB#9127, 406 Hamilton Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-9127
(919) 962-0455