The Resource The Church Across the Way,, (sound recording)

The Church Across the Way,, (sound recording)

Label
The Church Across the Way,, 1948 Nov. 1
Title
The Church Across the Way,
Inclusive dates
1948 Nov. 1
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recording of the 1 November 1948, broadcast of The Church Across the Way, an inspirational program which could be heard each weekday morning from 10-10:30 a.m. This particular program, recorded at the Hotel Richmond Studios of the Edgeworth Broadcasting Service, featured "old fashioned hymn-singing and devotion time" as presented by Sam Workman. Workman also sends on-air greetings for birthdays, anniversaries and shut-in and promotes his book of poetry, "Church Across the Way Book of Poems." Hymns sung on this program include "Do Not Pass Me By" (or "Pass Me Not [Oh Gentle Savior]"); "Face to Face with Christ, My Savior"; "I Gave My Life for Thee"; "Cause Jesus Loves Me"; and "Have Thine Own Way, Lord."
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Earl Sam Workman was born in Mount Zion, Iowa, on 14 February 1913. A civilian aircraft engineer during World War II, Workman joined WRVA in 1946 and played as a musician for the Old Dominion Barn Dance program for six years. Workman also hosted the weekday religious program The Church Across the Way beginning in the fall of 1948. The program seems to have left the WRVA schedule in July 1949. He also hosted WRVA's All Night Record Roundup in the 1950s. Workman died in Richmond on 9 June 1991, at the age of 78.
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Label
The Church Across the Way,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 30 min., 03 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
001514733
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55618963
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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