The Resource President Eisenhower places wreath on Mary Washington's grave,, (sound recording)

President Eisenhower places wreath on Mary Washington's grave,, (sound recording)

Label
President Eisenhower places wreath on Mary Washington's grave,, 1954 May 9
Title
President Eisenhower places wreath on Mary Washington's grave,
Inclusive dates
1954 May 9
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recording of the broadcast of the ceremony surrounding President Eisenhower's placing of a wreath on Mary Washington's grave on Mother's Day, 9 May 1954. Includes music from the United States Marine Corps Band of Quantico, Virginia and the Fredericksburg Civic Choir, speeches from Gertrude S. Carraway (1896-1993) and Frances Mason Williams, and brief words from President Eisenhower. Carraway delivered a speech entitled "George Washington's Greatest Inspiration," his mother, Mary Ball Washington. Williams speaks on the history of the Mary Washington Memorial. Eisenhower states how honored he is to have the privilege of paying tribute to Mary Washington and praises George Washington's character. Don Vest reported for WRVA
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
President Eisenhower places wreath on Mary Washington's grave,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 30 min., 51 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 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001516338
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55871690
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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