Tyler Ortel Collection

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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1955 – 1995
Scope and Content Note: This collection contains a variety of materials such as: educational films, commercials, and television episodes on 16mm, audio reels containing broadcasts from '70s New York FM stations, and tapes from the estate of esteemed Detroit disc jockey (and high school AV teacher) "Uncle" Russ Gibb. The majority of this media was collected from thrift stores and online auction sales.
Biographical Note: Tyler Ortel is an AV enthusiast and independent filmmaker who was employed at Brown Media Archives from 2018 to 2022. He currently works in television post-production for Warner Bros. Discovery.
Extent: 126 items: 4  2-inch video 62  16mm 28  1/4" audio 1  betamax 26  U-matic video 2  8mm 3  VHS
Provenance: Donated by Tyler Ortel in 2022

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