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Bob Dixon, WCBS, July 5, 1962

Description: Bob Dixon's program on WBCS for July 5, 1962, with several guest speakers on poet Robert Frost. A segment by Ralph Story is interpolated near the beginning.
Date: July 5, 1962
Duration: 36 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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EnBee Jamboree, June 14, 1947; labor dispute arbitration

Description: On side 1, Willis Conover hosts a program advertising the holdings of EnBee Record Sales, at 1016 7th St NW in Washington, D.C. The theme song is Stan Kenton's "Machito,"and other selections include Roy Milton's "Camille's Boogie"; Duke Ellington, "Minnehaha Part 2"; Reverend Utah Smith, "God's Mighty Hand;" and Herb Jeffries, "When I Write My Song." Side 2 contains a labor arbitration hearing between the Bakery and Confectionary Union Local 350 AFL, an employer (Mr. C), and a former employee (… more
Date: June 14, 1947
Duration: 27 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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EnBee Jamboree, August 22, 1947

Description: Willis Conover hosts a program advertising the holdings of EnBee Records, at 1016 7th St NW in Washington, D.C. The theme song is Stan Kenton's "Machito,"and other selections include Francis Craig, "Near You"; The Beale Street Boys, "Lights Out"; the signoff theme from Sunday spirituals show, “God Be With You”; and the King Cole Trio, "I Miss You So."
Date: August 22, 1947
Duration: 15 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Melody Lane, part 1

Description: Recording of the first part of Melody Lane, hosted by Mark Austad. The mention of a January, 1947 sale by sponsor Zlotnick the Furrier, provides an approximate date.
Date: January 1947
Duration: 13 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Evans, Mark, 1917-1988
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Hazel and Harold, April 28, 1946

Description: Recording of a radio comedy, Hazel and Harold, featuring Willis Conover as Harold and Nathalie Sherman as Hazel. The program is reminiscent of the early Ethel and Albert programs he did with Peg Lynch at WTBO in Cumberland, Maryland, before the Second World War.
Date: April 28, 1946
Duration: 15 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis & Sherman, Nathalie
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Hazel and Harold, January 6, 1946

Description: Recording of a radio comedy, Hazel and Harold, featuring Willis Conover as Harold and Nathalie Sherman as Hazel. The program is reminiscent of the early Ethel and Albert programs he did with Peg Lynch at WTBO in Cumberland, Maryland, before the Second World War.
Date: January 6, 1946
Duration: 14 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis & Sherman, Nathalie
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Veterans' Cab advertisements; Meet Your Congress

Description: Side 1 of the recording contains five short advertisements for the Veterans' Cab company, dated February 24, 1949. Side 2 contains an excerpt of an episode of Meet Your Congress, in which United States senators discuss rent control.
Date: 1949
Duration: 16 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Cummings, Al & Moody, Blair
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Hazel and Harold, April 21, 1946

Description: Recording of a radio comedy, Hazel and Harold, featuring Willis Conover as Harold and Nathalie Sherman as Hazel. The program is reminiscent of the early Ethel and Albert programs he did with Peg Lynch at WTBO in Cumberland, Maryland, before the Second World War.
Date: April 21, 1946
Duration: 15 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Aristo Theater of the Air, Part 2, October 21, 1945

Description: Mark Austad (later known as Mark Evans) hosts the second part of Aristo Theater of the Air, with selections from June Havoc (There Must Be Someone for Me); Wilbur Evans (Girls), a war bonds advertisement, and Corinna Mura (Carlotta_/
Date: October 21, 1945
Duration: 11 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Evans, Mark, 1917-1988
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Hazel and Harold, February 10, 1946

Description: Recording of a radio comedy, Hazel and Harold, featuring Willis Conover as Harold and Nathalie Sherman as Hazel. The program is reminiscent of the early Ethel and Albert programs he did with Peg Lynch at WTBO in Cumberland, Maryland, before the Second World War.
Date: February 10, 1946
Duration: 15 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis & Sherman, Nathalie
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Central City Opera House; Norman Thomas

Description: Side 1 contains a performance from the opening night of the tenth summer play festival of the Central City Opera House Association in Central City, Colorado on July 5, 1941. An Associated Press article from that date explains "For three weeks a cast recruited from New York's Metropolitan Opera Company, under the leadership of Robert Edmond Jones and Frank St. Leger, will present 'The Barber of Seville' and 'Orpheus and Eurydice' at the squat stone theater." This recording contains performances… more
Date: 1941-07-05~
Duration: 25 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Central City Opera House Association (Central City, Colo.)
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Thomas E. Dewey

Description: Side 1 contains a presidential campaign speech by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at Fenway Park in Boston. Side 2 contains a presidential campaign speech by Republican nominee Thomas E. Dewey at Madison Square Gardens in New York City. Dewey is introduced by announcer Ford Bond, and his speech was carried on the Mutual network.
Date: November 4, 1944
Duration: 31 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 & Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971
Partner: UNT Music Library
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First Piano Quartet; public affairs; music

Description: Track 1 contains a radio program by the First Piano Quartet (later known as the Original Piano Quartet), hosted by Robert Denton. At this time, the quartet consisted of Adam Garner, Vladimir Padwa, Henry Holt, and George Robert. The theme is Brahms' Paganini Variations, followed by Schubert's Moment Musicaux No. 3 in F Minor, Moszkowski's Bolero from Spanische Tänze, Op. 12, Liszt's Liebestraum No. 3, and Johann Strauss' Perpetual Motion. Tracks 2 and 3 are short fragments of public affairs pro… more
Date: 1941-08-17~
Duration: 19 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: First Piano Quartet
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Hazel and Harold, March 3, 1946

Description: Recording of a radio comedy, Hazel and Harold, featuring Willis Conover as Harold and Nathalie Sherman as Hazel. The program is reminiscent of the early Ethel and Albert programs he did with Peg Lynch at WTBO in Cumberland, Maryland, before the Second World War.
Date: March 3, 1946
Duration: 13 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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