The Resource Let's ride together : Virginia State Highway Advisory Committee Program 1-2, (sound recording)

Let's ride together : Virginia State Highway Advisory Committee Program 1-2, (sound recording)

Label
Let's ride together : Virginia State Highway Advisory Committee Program 1-2, 1942 July 15 and 23
Title
Let's ride together
Title remainder
Virginia State Highway Advisory Committee Program 1-2
Inclusive dates
1942 July 15 and 23
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recording of two public service announcements from the Virginia State Highway Advisory Committee concerning the importance of carpooling to help save rubber and gas for the war effort. Program 1 includes a brief statement from Governor Colgate W. Darden, information on group riding clubs, a skit promoting group riding clubs and gas and rubber rationing, and music from Sunshine Sue (Mary Higdon Workman) and Her Rangers ("Nellie Bly"), Ramona Riggins ("Mockingbird"), Smoky Mountain Sweetheart Jane Allen ("Ole Chisholm Trail"), and The Rangers ("Ole' Dan Tucker"). Program 2 includes a statement from Major A. B. Curry of the Richmond Air Force Base on the importance of saving tires by riding together to help the air force and the uses of tires in the construction of the B-17, music from Burt Repine's Orchestra ("Melody in F") and Wilson Angel ("Columbia, Gem of the Ocean" and "Home on the Range"), and a skit promoting group riding clubs and gas and rubber rationing. Jack Stone of WRVA Radio produced both programs
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
Let's ride together : Virginia State Highway Advisory Committee Program 1-2, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 31 min. 10 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, May 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001514748
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55619618
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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