The Roaring 'Twenties

    an interactive exploration of the historical soundscape of New York City

    By Emily Thompson
    Design by Scott Mahoy

    Open Project

    Our time machines thus ultimately and necessarily return us to our selves, and the sonic time machine that is The Roaring 'Twenties is no exception.

    - Emily Thompson, The Roaring 'Twenties

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