The Roaring 'Twenties

    an interactive exploration of the historical soundscape of New York City

    By Emily Thompson
    Design by Scott Mahoy

    Open Project

    Its data is mined through the time-honored techniques of the historian in the archive, through human filtering and detailed close readings.

    - Tara McPherson, Editor's Introduction

    The Roaring 'Twenties screengrab
    Use the "Space" interface to browse hundreds of complaint letters written to the Noise Abatement Commission.
    Screengrab:     1     2     3  
    Alternative views of The Roaring 'Twenties project data:

    All info and conversations from this project page
    http://vectors.usc.edu/xml/projects/theroaringtwenties_v1.xml

    RSS feed of the conversations from this project page
    http://vectors.usc.edu/rss/project.rss.php?project=98

    Project Credits

    Emily Thompson
    http://www.princeton.edu/history/people/display_person.xml?netid=emilyt
    Author
    A bio hasn't been entered for Emily Thompson.

    Scott Mahoy
    http://dornsife.usc.edu/labyrinth/about/bios/scott.html
    Designer
    A bio hasn't been entered for Scott Mahoy.