The Resource Kemp's Konversations with John S. Battle at Brussel's World Fair,, (sound recording)

Kemp's Konversations with John S. Battle at Brussel's World Fair,, (sound recording)

Label
Kemp's Konversations with John S. Battle at Brussel's World Fair,, 1958 Oct. 4
Title
Kemp's Konversations with John S. Battle at Brussel's World Fair,
Inclusive dates
1958 Oct. 4
Title variation
Kemp's Conversations
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This recording is of the 204th conversation between representatives of Virginia business and professional leaders and Verbon E. Kemp, Executive Director of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce. The occasion is Virginia Day at the 1958 World Fair in Brussels, Belgium. He is joined by the Honorable John S. Battle, former governor and leader of the Virginia party at the World's Fair; Mrs. R. T. Pickett, member of the Roanoke City Council and official representative of the city of Roanoke at the World's Fair; and Mrs. Paul Watkins, editor and publisher of the Hanover County Herald Progress and official representative of the Virginia Press Association. The recording begins with the official Virginia Day ceremonies, held at the United States Pavilion on September 22, 1958, during which the Commissioner General of the U.S. delegation welcomes the Virginia delegation, led by Governor Battle. This is followed by a conversation the next day in the studios of the Voice of America, between Kemp and his guests, as they discuss their experiences on the trip over to Europe, their travels through Belgium's countryside and their visit to the fair
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Biographical or historical data
Verbon E. Kemp was born 27 October 1899, in Oneota, Alabama. A graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, Kemp served as exectutive secretary of the Charlottesville and Albemarle Chamber of Commerce and general secretary of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce before becoming Executive Director, a position he held until 1964. After leaving the Chamber of Commcerce, he headed the international division of the Christian Children's Fund. He died in Richmond on 12 September 1981.
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Label
Kemp's Konversations with John S. Battle at Brussel's World Fair,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 25 min., 02 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, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515371
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55748278
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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