The Resource [These are Americans : [Two men on a raft], L.A. riots], (sound recording ;)

[These are Americans : [Two men on a raft], L.A. riots], (sound recording ;)

Label
[These are Americans : [Two men on a raft], L.A. riots]
Title
[These are Americans
Title remainder
[Two men on a raft]
Title part
L.A. riots]
Title variation
  • L.A. riots
  • Los Angeles riots
Contributor
Actor
Donor
Narrator
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These are Americans: A docudrama about the 1943 riots in Los Angeles where white military members targeted Mexican-American youth wearing zoot suits. Popularly known as the Zoot Suit Riots. Two men on a raft: A dramatic skit about two sailors, one white and one African American, who are stuck together on a life raft after their ship is sunk by an enemy submarine. The white sailor learns that he has to overcome his racism aside if he wants to survive and learns an important lesson in humility
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
UMK
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These are Americans (Radio program)
Credits note
These are Americans: Chet Huntley, writer, producer, and director; Mahlon Merrick, music director. Two men on a raft: Produced in cooperation with the YMCA; Frank Wells, writer; Henry Sylvern, music; Earle McGill, director
Date time place
These are Americans: possibly broadcast Aug. 1943
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
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
These are Americans: various actors. Two men on a raft: Ernest Chappell, announcer; Raymond Massey, narrator; Canada Lee, actor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chappell, Ernest
  • Lee, Canada
  • Massey, Raymond
  • Goldin, J. David
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Marr Sound Archives
Series statement
J. David Goldin collection
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  • Zoot Suit Riots, Los Angeles, Calif., 1943
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
[These are Americans : [Two men on a raft], L.A. riots], (sound recording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Radio recording of docudramas. Presented by CBS and the Southern California Council of Inter-American Affairs (These are Americans). CBS Pacific net origination; sustaining. YMCA syndication (Two men on a raft). Includes a YMCA fund appeal
  • Titles supplied by cataloger from audition. Label of side 1 erroneously states part number; program is complete. Label of side 2 erroneously states program title as These are Americans
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut glass-based lacquer disc
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
654400235
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
  • glass 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: 39,294b; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 68319 (These are Americans), 56321 (Two men on a raft)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 39,294b
  • 68319
  • 56321
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)654400235
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
[These are Americans : [Two men on a raft], L.A. riots], (sound recording ;)
Publication
Note
  • Radio recording of docudramas. Presented by CBS and the Southern California Council of Inter-American Affairs (These are Americans). CBS Pacific net origination; sustaining. YMCA syndication (Two men on a raft). Includes a YMCA fund appeal
  • Titles supplied by cataloger from audition. Label of side 1 erroneously states part number; program is complete. Label of side 2 erroneously states program title as These are Americans
  • Provenance: J. David Goldin collection
  • Instantaneous-cut glass-based lacquer disc
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
654400235
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
  • glass 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: 39,294b; reference numbers on Goldin's website: 68319 (These are Americans), 56321 (Two men on a raft)
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
  • 39,294b
  • 68319
  • 56321
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)654400235
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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