The Resource The epic of America, Pgm. no. 8, part 1, (sound recording)

The epic of America, Pgm. no. 8, part 1, (sound recording)

Label
The epic of America, Pgm. no. 8, part 1
Title
The epic of America
Title number
Pgm. no. 8, part 1
Title variation
Manifest destiny lays a golden egg
Creator
Contributor
Adapter
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A dramatic skit about different issues related to the belief in Manifest destiny, including the effects on the American Indian tribes, the financial Panic of 1837, Polk's presidential election, the Republic of Texas applying for statehood, and gold being found in California
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fontaine, Leo
Credits note
Produced by the Federal Theatre, Radio Division of the W.P.A.; Leo Fontaine, adapter
Date time place
Recorded Jan. 16, 1938 by WOR
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
Various actors
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1878-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goldin, J. David
  • Adams, James Truslow
  • Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Marr Sound Archives
Series statement
J. David Goldin collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polk, James K.
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Indians of North America
  • Depressions
  • Texas
  • California
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The epic of America, Pgm. no. 8, part 1, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • WOR: Serial no. 3040
  • A reference recording of dramatic vignettes based on the book by James Truslow Adams; in part with music. Mutual net origination; sustaining
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer transcription disc; recorded on one side only. 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
610076069
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: 45,772; reference number on Goldin's website: 66829
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 45,772
  • 66829
  • 3040
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)610076069
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The epic of America, Pgm. no. 8, part 1, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • WOR: Serial no. 3040
  • A reference recording of dramatic vignettes based on the book by James Truslow Adams; in part with music. Mutual net origination; sustaining
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut lacquer transcription disc; recorded on one side only. 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
610076069
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: 45,772; reference number on Goldin's website: 66829
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 45,772
  • 66829
  • 3040
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)610076069
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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