Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive


Biesen, Sheri Chinen. “Enforcing the Motion Picture Production Code.” In Film Censorship: Regulating America’s Screen, 34-69. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.

Boyd, Robert L.  “Residential Segregation by Race and the Black Merchants of Northern Cities During the Early Twentieth Century.” Sociological Forum 13, no. 4 (1998): 595-609.

Cantor, Mark. “Gene Krupa and his Orchestra: ‘The Ace Drummer Man’ and his Three Panoram Soundies.” IAJRC Journal 43, no. 1 (2010): 37-40.

Cornell, Caroline, “The Housewife’s Battle on the Home Front: Women in World War II Advertisements.”  The Forum: Journal of History 2, no. 1 (2010): 28-42.

Crafts, Nicholas and Peter Fearon. “Lessons from the 1930s Great Depression.” Oxford Review of Economic Policy 26, no. 3 (2010): 285-317.

Dargis, Manohla. “How the Spirit and Charm of Soundies Offer a Bittersweet Vision of 1940s America.” The Independent (London, U.K.), June 21, 2020.

Enticknap, Leo. “Film.” In Moving Image Technology: From Zoetrope to Digital, 4-28. London: Wallflower Press, 2005.

Frohardt-Lane, Sarah. “Promoting a Culture of Driving: Rationing, Car Sharing, and Propaganda in World War II.” Journal of American Studies 46, no. 2 (2012): 337-355.

Guglielmo, Thomas A. “Fighting for Caucasian Rights: Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and the Transnational Struggle for Civil Rights in World War II Texas.” The Journal of American History 92, no. 4 (2006): 1212-1237.

Herzog, Amy. “Discordant Visions: The Peculiar Musical Images of the Soundies Jukebox Film.” American Music 22, no. 1 (2004): 27-39.

Herzog, Amy. Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.

Holl, Richard E. “Food for Freedom.” In Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front during World War II, 79-106. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.

Human, Julie. “A Woman Rebels? Gender Roles in 1930s Motion Pictures.” The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 98, no. 4 (2000): 405-428.

Isenberg, Michael T. “The Historian and the Myth of the ‘Objective Camera:’ A Critique of Film Reality.” Teaching History: A Journal of Methods 1, no. 1 (1976): 6-14. 

Kelley, Andrea. “From Attraction to Distraction: The Panoram Machine and Emerging Modes of Multi-Sited Screen Consumption.” Continuum 28, no. 3 (2014): 330-341.

Kelley, Andrea. “‘A Revolution in the Atmosphere’: The Dynamics of Site and Screen in 1940s Soundies.” Cinema Journal (2015): 72-93.

Kelley, Andrea. “The Sites of Soundies: Exhibition, Technology, and Representation in 1940s Jukebox Films.” Doctoral dissertation, Indiana University, 2015.

Koppes, Clayton R. and Gregory D. Black, “Blacks, Loyalty, and Motion-Picture Propaganda in World War II.” The Journal of American History 73, no. 2 (1986): 383-406.

Lillquist, Karl. “Farming the Desert: Agriculture in the World War II–Era Japanese American Relocation Centers.” Agricultural History 84, no. 1 (2010): 74-104.

Lukow, Gregory. “The Antecendents of MTV: Soundies, Scopitones, and Snaders, and the History of an Ahistorical Form.” In Art of Music Video: Ten Years After, ed. Michael Nash, 6-9. Long Beach: Long Beach Museum of Art, 1991.

McEuen, Melissa A. Making War, Making Women: Femininity and Duty on the American Home Front, 1941-1945. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011.

Perea, Juan F. “Doctrines of Delusion: How the History of the GI Bill and Other Inconvenient Truths Undermine the Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Jurisprudence,” University of Pittsburgh Law Review 75 (Summer 2014): 583-651.

Retman, Sonnet. “Memphis Minnie’s ‘Scientific Sound’: Afro-Sonic Modernity and the Jukebox Era of the Blues.” American Quarterly 72, no. 1 (2020): 75-102.

Scott, Ellen C, “Black Movement Impolitic: Soundies, Regulation, and Black Pressure.” African American Review 49, no. 3 (2016): 205-226.

“Soundies,” UCLA Film and Television Archive, accessed July, 23, 2023.

Wasson, Haidee. “The Other Small Screen: Moving Images at New York’s World Fair, 1939.” Canadian Journal of Film Studies 21, no. 1 (2012): 81-103.

Witkowski, Terrence H. “World War II Poster Campaigns: Preaching Frugality to American Consumers.” The Journal of Advertising 32, no. 1 (2003): 69-82.