The Resource WRVA 30th anniversary party,, (sound recording)

WRVA 30th anniversary party,, (sound recording)

Label
WRVA 30th anniversary party,, 1955 Nov. 2
Title
WRVA 30th anniversary party,
Inclusive dates
1955 Nov. 2
Creator
Contributor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
WRVA 30th Anniversary Party, recorded live in Richmond on 2 November 1955, from the WRVA Theatre. Galen Drake is the host of the event. Included in the festivities is the crowning of Mrs. WRVA by Walter R. Bishop, and contests for free radios, and for couples celebrating their 30th wedding anniversaries, and a baby sweepstakes by Alden Aaroe with the winner announced by C. T. Lucy. There is also a recording by Amos 'n' Andy congratulating the station. Musical performances include "There's No Business Like Show Business," "Sometimes I'm Happy," "Almost Like Being in Love," "Over the Rainbow," and "Love is a Many Splendid Thing." The ACCA Temple Shrine Chanters also perform, including their rendition of "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny."
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
WRVA 30th anniversary party,, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 1 hr., 2 min., 17 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 Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515292
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55699335
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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