The Resource Virginia Electric and Power Company celebration,, (sound recording)

Virginia Electric and Power Company celebration,, (sound recording)

Label
Virginia Electric and Power Company celebration,, [1950 Sept.]
Title
Virginia Electric and Power Company celebration,
Inclusive dates
[1950 Sept.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recording of the celebration of the connection of electrical service to the 500,000th customer of the Virginia Electrical and Power Company (VEPCO). Includes recognition of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Murray of Halifax County, Virginia, the 500,000th customer, and presentation of an electric oven, refrigerator, and a radio to the Murrays, and speeches from Jack Holtzsclaw, VEPCO president, and former Governor William M. Tuck. Holtzclaw discusses the program of rural electrification after World War II. Tuck speaks on the benefits of electricity and the changes electricity has brought to rural living, and criticizes labor unions and their role in the interruption of public services in places other than Virginia. George Passage, WRVA News Editor, is master of ceremonies. Passage also interviews Mrs. Murray on the changes electricity will bring to her life
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
Virginia Electric and Power Company celebration,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 30 min., 59 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
001516334
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55871671
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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