The Resource Byrd field dedication,, (sound recording)

Byrd field dedication,, (sound recording)

Label
Byrd field dedication,, 1950 Apr. 1
Title
Byrd field dedication,
Inclusive dates
1950 Apr. 1
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Broadcast of the dedication of the new terminal at Byrd Airport (now Richmond International Airport) in Richmond, Virginia. Speakers include Arthur Godfrey, master of ceremonies, and Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, for whom the airport is named. Byrd talks about the communist threat from Stalin and the Soviet Union. Byrd's speech begins on the third track of the first CD and continues on the first track of the first CD (6:12). Alden Aaroe was the WRVA reporter covering the event
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
other
Label
Byrd field dedication,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 1 hr., 1 min., 43 sec
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
2 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, September 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001514764
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55619715
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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