The Resource WRVA transmitter dedication ceremonies, (sound recording)

WRVA transmitter dedication ceremonies, (sound recording)

Label
WRVA transmitter dedication ceremonies, 1961 Nov. 30
Title
WRVA transmitter dedication ceremonies
Inclusive dates
1961 Nov. 30
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Dedication ceremonies, 30 November 1961, for the new WRVA-AM and FM transmitters, located thirteen miles southeast of Richmond. The program is hosted by Alden Aaroe, and includes the invocation by Reverend Joseph T. Heistand of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Richmond, and remarks by Samuel M. Bemiss (1894-1966), William T. Reed, Jr. (1904-1966), Rosel H. Hyde (1900-1992) of the Federal Communications Commission, and Governor-elect Albertis S. Harrison (1907-1995). The recording also contains remarks by WRVA employees Walter R. Bishop, Jack Clements, and Dick Gillis
  • WRVA-231A is also a recording of the dedication ceremonies, but features a portion of a news broadcast by Harry Monroe preceding, as well as recorded music before and after the ceremonies. The sound level is low
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
WRVA transmitter dedication ceremonies, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Duration: 1 hr., 43 min., 53 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
2 sound discs
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 Tascam CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, February 2004. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001516594
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55944215
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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