The Resource Milestones : WRVA's 29th birthday , (sound recording)

Milestones : WRVA's 29th birthday , (sound recording)

Label
Milestones : WRVA's 29th birthday , 1954 Nov. 11
Title
Milestones
Title remainder
WRVA's 29th birthday
Inclusive dates
1954 Nov. 11
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Milestones: WRVA's 29th Birthday," includes comments by Calvin T. Lucy (1891-1980) and William T. Reed, Jr. (1904-1966), and information on the beginning of the radio station and its evolution from a non-commercial to a commercial network station. There are also clips from past shows, including the "Maxwell House Hour," "Sunshine Sue," as well as birthday greetings from Amos n Andy, and Senator Harry F. Byrd. There is also information on WRVA's coverage of events during World War II, including President Franklin D. Roosevelt's address before Congress, and the station's coverage of Virginia gubernatorial inaugurals. The musical tune "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" is also played
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
Milestones : WRVA's 29th birthday , (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 29 min., 4 sec
  • The last three minutes of the disc are blank
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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
001515127
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55675535
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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