The Resource Sideviews on the news : Captain Jack Pettis, (sound recording)

Sideviews on the news : Captain Jack Pettis, (sound recording)

Label
Sideviews on the news : Captain Jack Pettis, 1956 July 30
Title
Sideviews on the news
Title remainder
Captain Jack Pettis
Inclusive dates
1956 July 30
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jack Clements interviews Jack Pettis (John Powell Pettis), retired captain of the Virginia Capitol Police. Pettis was appointed to the capitol police in 1889 by then-Governor Fitzhugh Lee. He retired in 1948 under Governor William M. Tuck. Pettis reminiscences about his years working at the state capitol, commenting on various governors, politics, and the capitol grounds. He considered E. Lee Trinkle the friendliest governor and Andrew Jackson Montague the most colorful
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
John Powell Pettis was born 29 July 1864. In 1889, Governor Fitzhugh Lee appointed Pettis to the Virginia Capitol Police. He served continually on the capitol police until his retirement in 1948. On 22 May 1959, Pettis died and was buried in Riverview Cemetery.
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
interviews
Label
Sideviews on the news : Captain Jack Pettis, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 10 min., 9 sec
  • This recording is Track 1 on WRVA - 147
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
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 Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, September 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515290
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55696223
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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