Hear That?! Sounds of the Past

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Do you long for the nostalgic shutter sounds of old cameras. How about the ring of telephones from days gone by or the flippers of that pinball machine in the old arcade down the block? Well you’re in luck because Conserve the Sound is here to help. Conserve the Sound is an online museum for the preservation of endangered sounds that we run the risk of losing completely as we continue moving forward in the digital age. Included among the archive of sounds are personal stories and anecdotes related to the sounds that are sure to be interesting to anyone with any interest in history