The Resource History of WRVA, (sound recording)

History of WRVA, (sound recording)

Label
History of WRVA
Title
History of WRVA
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recording of C. T. Lucy, former general manager of WRVA Radio, reading a history of WRVA Radio entitled, "WRVA Richmond, The Voice of Virginia, 'Down Where the South Begins.'" The history traces WRVA's history year by year from 1925 to 1968. It begins with Larus & Brother Company purchasing the largest broadcasting station Western Electric Company makes, and Pleasant Larus Reed, vice-president of Larus & Brother Company assigning Lucy to build and operate the station. It ends with WRVA moving into new offices and studios on Church Hill. A transcript of this broadcast is located in Box 30 of the WRVA Radio Collection, 1925-2000 (Acc. 38210). This broadcast was recorded for Broadcast Pioneers in 1968
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
history
Label
History of WRVA, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 2 hr., 12 min., 9 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
3 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, August 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, March 2004. Burned at 1X.
Organization method
WRVA - 548 covers 1925-1936. WRVA - 549 covers 1937-1959. WRVA - 550 covers 1959-1968.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001518671
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm56338125
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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