The Resource 1963 - year of contrasts,, (sound recording)

1963 - year of contrasts,, (sound recording)

Label
1963 - year of contrasts,, 1963
Title
1963 - year of contrasts,
Inclusive dates
1963
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"1963 - Year of Contrasts," featuring news highlights from the year. The exact date of broadcast is not known. Includes segments on the opening of "free schools" in Prince Edward County and a history of why they were closed, including comments by Gov. Albertis S. Harrison at a press conference, court rulings, and comments by the Richmond Chapter president of the NAACP on the schools. Other segments include the annexation of a portion of Henrico County by the City of Richmond, Richmond City Council news, Virginia General Assembly elections, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) meeting on school integration that took place in Richmond, with remarks by Martin Luther King, Jr., Gov. Harrison's announcement of the calling of a special session of the General Assembly to find a substitute for the poll tax, and sports news in Richmond, including a story on the Richmond Virginians baseball team. There is also a segment on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Member of
Action
Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
reporting
Label
1963 - year of contrasts,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 29 min., 51 sec
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  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, July 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, February 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001516837
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55977500
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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