The Resource The epic of America : [American school of the air, Pgm. no. 3, part 2 | Part 2], American literature of the twentieth century | Negro folk tales, (sound recording ;)

The epic of America : [American school of the air, Pgm. no. 3, part 2 | Part 2], American literature of the twentieth century | Negro folk tales, (sound recording ;)

Label
The epic of America : [American school of the air, Pgm. no. 3, part 2 | Part 2], American literature of the twentieth century | Negro folk tales
Title
The epic of America
Title remainder
[American school of the air
Title number
  • Pgm. no. 3, part 2
  • Part 2]
Title part
  • American literature of the twentieth century
  • Negro folk tales
Title variation
America secedes from the empire
Creator
Contributor
Adapter
Donor
Narrator
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
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American school of the air (Radio program)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fontaine, Leo
Credits note
  • The epic of America: produced by the Federal Theatre, Radio Division of the W.P.A.; Leo Fontaine, adapter. American school of the air: Earle McGill, producer; Leith Stevens, music
  • The epic of America: Sam Adams of Boston leads the fight against taxation without representation and the "shot heard 'round the world" is fired starting the American Revolution. Includes information about an essay contest conducted by the American Legion Auxiliary American school of the air: Zora Neale Hurston discusses the elements that comprise good African American folk tales, and tells several as collected in her book Mules and men. Includes information about Hurston's book
Date time place
Date recorded: Dec. 12, 1937 by WOR (The epic of America). Date handwritten on label: Dec. 8, 1938 (American school of the air)
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Cataloging project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation presented to the UMKC University Libraries Marr Sound Archives.
Literary text for sound recordings
  • drama
  • other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
The epic of America: various actors. American school of tha air: John Laing, announcer; Zora Neale Hurston, storyteller and speaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1979
  • 1878-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Laing, John
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Goldin, J. David
  • Adams, James Truslow
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Marr Sound Archives
Series statement
J. David Goldin collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams, Samuel
  • Taxation
  • United States
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Tales
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The epic of America : [American school of the air, Pgm. no. 3, part 2 | Part 2], American literature of the twentieth century | Negro folk tales, (sound recording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • WOR: Serial no. 2760 (The epic of America)
  • A reference recording of dramatic vignettes based on the book by James Truslow Adams; in part with music (The epic of America). Mutual net origination; sustaining. Also includes an educational program (American school of the air). CBS net origination. Includes an aircheck for WBNS
  • Title and additional information supplied by cataloger from audition
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer disc; inside start
Capture and storage technique
direct storage not acoustical
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
611942532
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
16 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Immediate source of acquisition
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
instantaneous recorded on the spot
Kind of material
aluminum with lacquer
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference number on paper finding aid: 45,777; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 66825 (America secedes from the empire), 66836 (American literature of the twentieth century)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 45,777
  • 66825
  • 66836
  • 2760
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)611942532
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The epic of America : [American school of the air, Pgm. no. 3, part 2 | Part 2], American literature of the twentieth century | Negro folk tales, (sound recording ;)
Publication
Note
  • WOR: Serial no. 2760 (The epic of America)
  • A reference recording of dramatic vignettes based on the book by James Truslow Adams; in part with music (The epic of America). Mutual net origination; sustaining. Also includes an educational program (American school of the air). CBS net origination. Includes an aircheck for WBNS
  • Title and additional information supplied by cataloger from audition
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer disc; inside start
Capture and storage technique
direct storage not acoustical
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
611942532
Dimensions
16 in.
Dimensions
16 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Immediate source of acquisition
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
instantaneous recorded on the spot
Kind of material
aluminum with lacquer
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference number on paper finding aid: 45,777; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 66825 (America secedes from the empire), 66836 (American literature of the twentieth century)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 45,777
  • 66825
  • 66836
  • 2760
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)611942532
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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