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On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 8:42 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> How does one get a copy of this recording? Can LOC post it online?
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thom" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2012 8:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] New York Subways Radio Documentary
>> A copy exists at the Library of Congress. See:
>> Thom Pease
>> Library of Congress
>> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 6:34 AM, Chris J Brady <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Have you tried
>> LC control no.: 2002660082
>> LCCN permalink: http://lccn.loc.gov/2002660082
>> Type of material: Nonmusic Sound Recording
>> Main title: New York subways [sound recording].
>> Published/Created: 1948.
>> Description: 2 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 16 in.
>> Related names Willard, Dick.
>> WOR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
>> British Broadcasting Corporation.
>> Performer: WOR reporters: Dick Willard ... [et al.]
>> Credits: Presented by radio station WOR in cooperation with the BBC.
>> Summary: A radio documentary that examines the New York City subway
>> system. WOR reporters talk to various employees of the subway system
>> including a dispatcher, brakeman, signal maintenance man, staff member
>> of the lost and found, and a police officer. Includes a discussion of
>> the engineering system and its costs. Closes with an interview with a
>> nineteen-year-old female passenger, who was named Miss Subway of the
>> Subjects: Subways --New York (State) --New York.
>> Local transit --New York (State) --New York.
>> Form/Genre: Documentary radio programs.
>> Notes: Recorded Jan. 28, 1948, by WOR, New York, for broadcast in
>> Great Britain.
>> Additional formats: Preservation master. Washington, D.C. : Library
>> of Congress Magnetic Recording Laboratory, 1968. On 1 sound tape reel
>> : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 10 in.
>> LC classification: LWO 5520 r12A1-3 (preservation master)
>> CALL NUMBER: LWO 5520 r12 (preservation master)
>> -- Request in: Request in advance in Rec Sound Ref Center (Madison, LM113)
>> -- Status: Not Charged