The Resource The epic of America : [The American school of the air, Pgm. no. 13, part 2 | Part 2], Frontiers of democracy | Youth in a democracy, (sound recording ;)

The epic of America : [The American school of the air, Pgm. no. 13, part 2 | Part 2], Frontiers of democracy | Youth in a democracy, (sound recording ;)

Label
The epic of America : [The American school of the air, Pgm. no. 13, part 2 | Part 2], Frontiers of democracy | Youth in a democracy
Title
The epic of America
Title remainder
[The American school of the air
Title number
  • Pgm. no. 13, part 2
  • Part 2]
Title part
  • Frontiers of democracy
  • Youth in a democracy
Title variation
America revisits the old world
Creator
Contributor
Adapter
Donor
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The epic of America: Dramatizations of America's involvement in World War I and other European issues and the repercussions felt by the American people. Also includes dramatizations about the Great Depression. Includes information about an essay contest conducted by the American Legion Auxiliary. The American school of the air: A panel of students discusses the merits and details of living in a free democracy. Followed by few dramatizations illustrating points which were discussed
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
Produced by the Federal Theatre, Radio Division of the W.P.A.; Leo Fontaine, adapter (The epic of America)
Date time place
The epic of America: recorded Feb. 20, 1938 by WOR. The American school of the air: possibly recorded on Jan. 24, 1939
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
  • history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
The epic of America: various actors. The American school of the air: Niles Welch, announcer; various speakers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1888-1976
  • 1878-1949
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  • Welch, Niles
  • Goldin, J. David
  • Adams, James Truslow
  • Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
  • Progressive Education Association (U.S.)
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Marr Sound Archives
Series statement
J. David Goldin collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Depressions
  • United States
  • Democracy
  • Democracy
  • Radio programs
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The epic of America : [The American school of the air, Pgm. no. 13, part 2 | Part 2], Frontiers of democracy | Youth in a democracy, (sound recording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • WOR: Serial no. 3431
  • 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 (The American school of the air). CBS net origination; sustaining
  • Titles and additional information taken from audition, supplemented by reference materials
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer disc; inside start
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
645488845
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
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • aluminum with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference number on paper finding aid: 46,520; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 66832 (The epic of America), 66833 (The American school of the air)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 46,520
  • 66832
  • 66833
  • 3431
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)645488845
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The epic of America : [The American school of the air, Pgm. no. 13, part 2 | Part 2], Frontiers of democracy | Youth in a democracy, (sound recording ;)
Publication
Note
  • WOR: Serial no. 3431
  • 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 (The American school of the air). CBS net origination; sustaining
  • Titles and additional information taken from audition, supplemented by reference materials
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer disc; inside start
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
645488845
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
J. David Goldin;
Kind of cutting
  • lateral or combined cutting
  • not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
  • instantaneous recorded on the spot
  • other
Kind of material
  • aluminum with lacquer
  • plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/numberingPerculiarities
Reference number on paper finding aid: 46,520; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 66832 (The epic of America), 66833 (The American school of the air)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 46,520
  • 66832
  • 66833
  • 3431
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)645488845
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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