|Collection Descriptive Notes||
The announcer heard on all the U.S.A.F.I. language records does the English here, and an unnamed Englishman pronounces each Pidgin token. The accompanying text states, "The speaker of the records seems to have learned Pidgin in the Sapik river county [sic]."
|Collection Technical Notes||
Phonograph records are two 12-inch vinylite discs “[p]repared by Special Service Division, S.O.S., War Dept. for the War and Navy Departments”--from the record labels. WAVE file is now converted to an MP3.
This collection has no playable audio.
|Melanesian Pidgin English (Army course)||Army Institute (developer); Unnamed speaker (male) (speaker)||1/4 inch audio tape|
|Side 1 (and) Side 2||Unnamed male speaker (speaker); Army Institute (consultant)||Record|
|Side 3 (and) Side 4||Unnamed male speaker (speaker); Army Institute (researcher)||Record|