The Resource [KMBC special broadcast : [KMBC special broadcast, 1945-04-12 | 1945-05-07, Kansas City civic leaders react to news of Franklin D. Roosevelt's death] | Kansas Citians react to V-E Day], (sound recording)

[KMBC special broadcast : [KMBC special broadcast, 1945-04-12 | 1945-05-07, Kansas City civic leaders react to news of Franklin D. Roosevelt's death] | Kansas Citians react to V-E Day], (sound recording)

Label
[KMBC special broadcast : [KMBC special broadcast, 1945-04-12 | 1945-05-07, Kansas City civic leaders react to news of Franklin D. Roosevelt's death] | Kansas Citians react to V-E Day]
Title
[KMBC special broadcast
Title remainder
[KMBC special broadcast
Title number
  • 1945-04-12
  • 1945-05-07
Title part
  • Kansas City civic leaders react to news of Franklin D. Roosevelt's death]
  • Kansas Citians react to V-E Day]
Title variation
Kansas City civic leaders react to news of Franklin D. Roosevelt's death
Contributor
Former owner
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Response to FDR's death: Civic leaders from the Kansas City metro area respond to Franklin D. Roosevelt's death. The majority of them greatly mourn his loss, but all express confidence in Truman's leadership. Response to V-E Day: Gene Dennis travels around downtown Kansas City interviewing people about the news of V-E Day, including a cab driver, newsboy, police officer, soldier, and a civilian defense officer. Downtown locations included Union Station, 15th and Main, 10th and Main, 10th and McGee, and City Hall
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
Date time place
Originally recorded using a mobile magnetic wire recorder, Thursday, Apr. 12, 1945 from multiple locations around Kansas City (Franklin D. Roosevelt's death) and Monday, May 7, 1945 from downtown Kansas City (V-E Day), for broadcast over station KMBC, Kansas City
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Cataloging project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access, Humanities Collections and Reference Resources award presented to the UMKC University Libraries Marr Sound Archives.
Literary text for sound recordings
reporting
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Gene Dennis, KMBC news correspondent. Franklin D. Roosevelt's death: Albert A. Ridge, Missouri federal judge; Thomas L. Evans, civic leader and friend of FDR and Truman; Bryce B. Smith, former mayor of Kansas City; James P. Aylward, former DNC member; John B. Gage, mayor of Kansas City; Frank Theis, president of the Kansas City chamber of commerce; Arthur B. Church, president of KMBC; Dr. Herald C. Hunt, superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools; Harry Darby, RNC member from Kansas City, Kansas; Don C. McCombs, mayor of Kansas City, Kansas; Roger T. Sermon, mayor of Independence, Missouri; Arthur Eisenhower, civic leader and brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower; Harold Roe Bartle, Boy Scout leader and executive leader of American War Dads. V-E Day: Various participants
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1967
  • 1896-1970
  • 1878-1962
  • 1887-
  • 1890-1965
  • 1896-1978
  • 1895-1987
  • 1878-1951
  • 1891-1950
  • 1886-1958
  • 1901-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ridge, Albert A.
  • Evans, Tom L.
  • Smith, Bryce B.
  • Aylward, James P.
  • Gage, John B.
  • Theis, Frank A.
  • Church, Arthur B.
  • Hunt, Herold C.
  • Darby, Harry
  • McCombs, Don C.
  • Sermon, Roger T.
  • Eisenhower, Arthur B.
  • Bartle, Harold Roe
  • KMBC (Radio station : Kansas City, Mo.)
  • Marr Sound Archives
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
Series statement
Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • V-E Day, 1945
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
[KMBC special broadcast : [KMBC special broadcast, 1945-04-12 | 1945-05-07, Kansas City civic leaders react to news of Franklin D. Roosevelt's death] | Kansas Citians react to V-E Day], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from audition
  • Local Kansas City metro reactions to news developments; KMBC, Kansas City
  • Instantaneous-cut glass-based lacquer disc
  • Provenance: Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection
Capture and storage technique
  • direct storage not acoustical
  • digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
796085464
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
  • 16 in. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
  • microgroove fine
  • not applicable
Immediate source of acquisition
Arthur Church, Jr.;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • glass with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the Local Recordings Collection.
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Reproduction note
Playback copy.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
  • 33 1/3 rpm (discs)
  • 1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)796085464
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
[KMBC special broadcast : [KMBC special broadcast, 1945-04-12 | 1945-05-07, Kansas City civic leaders react to news of Franklin D. Roosevelt's death] | Kansas Citians react to V-E Day], (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from audition
  • Local Kansas City metro reactions to news developments; KMBC, Kansas City
  • Instantaneous-cut glass-based lacquer disc
  • Provenance: Arthur B. Church KMBC radio collection
Capture and storage technique
  • direct storage not acoustical
  • digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
  • monaural
  • unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
796085464
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
  • 16 in. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
  • microgroove fine
  • not applicable
Immediate source of acquisition
Arthur Church, Jr.;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • glass with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the Local Recordings Collection.
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Reproduction note
Playback copy.
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
  • 33 1/3 rpm (discs)
  • 1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)796085464
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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