The Resource Virginia news 1958,, (sound recording)

Virginia news 1958,, (sound recording)

Label
Virginia news 1958,, 1959 Jan. 3
Title
Virginia news 1958,
Inclusive dates
1959 Jan. 3
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recording of "This Is Virginia", the 1958 edition, hosted by Harry Monroe, Frank Wilson, and Jack Clements. Contains a recap of the top news stories in Virginia in 1958, including the closing of schools in Charlottesville, Norfolk, and Warren County to prevent integration; the General Assembly's passage of the first billion dollar budget; Governor Almond's inauguration; Senator Byrd's announcement that he would not seek re-election; Virginia's reaction to Senator Byrd's announcement causing him to change his mind; the explosion at the Merchants Cold Storage building; the appointment of Bishop John J. Russell as Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia; the opening of the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike; the opening of the Reynolds Metals office building; and downtown revitalization including the Federal office building project and the Richmond civic center. This program also includes a recap of disasters, crimes, weather news, business stories, and deaths of prominent Virginians occurring in Virginia in 1958, and information on the WRVA news boat and plane
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
reporting
Label
Virginia news 1958,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 51 min., 3 sec
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, July 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, February 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001517220
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm56044621
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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