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WAVE Audio Tape Collection,1950-1974

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Author

Processed by: Staff, Hugh Henderson, Harold Rosenbaum; machine-readable finding aid created by:Harold Rosenbaum

Title

WAVE Audio Tape Collection

Date

1950-1974

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], WAVE Audio Tape Collection 1950-1974, 76AV01,Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

4.5 cu. ft. (9 Boxes): 55 Items

Biography/History

WAVE Radio first broadcast in 1933 from Louisville, KY with a 5 watt directional antenna. It was owned by George Norton who purchased Hopkinsville radio station WFIW, moved it to the top of the Brown Hotel in downtown Louisville and went on the air as a CBS affiliate with a 1,000 watt transmitter. WAVE went off the air in 1981.

Scope and Content

The collection is comprised of fifty five 1/4" reel to reel audio tapes. It contains the "Voices and Events" summary of the news for 1950 - 1956 and various political speeches by V.P. Barkley, Gov. "Happy" Chandler and Gov. Nunn. Also included is President Eisenhower's Farewell Address.

Subjects

  • United States--Radio
  • United States--Television

Related Material

Nash, Francis M. Lexington, KY: Host Communications, Inc., 1995.

Collection Inventory

Story of the Year. (P.T.: 27 min), 29-Dec-50
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 1, folder: 1]
Voices and Events of 1950, Part 1. (P.T.: 27 min), 31-Dec-50
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 1, folder: 2]
Voices and Events of 1950, Part 2. (P.T.: 27 min), 31-Dec-50
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 1, folder: 3]
Gov. Lawrence Wetherby Inauguration. (P.T.: 27 min), 11-Dec-51
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 1, folder: 4]
Story of the Year. (P.T.: 27 min), 30-Dec-51
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 1, folder: 5]
Chandler Headquarters. Gov. Chandler speaking from Chicago on next campaign. (P.T.: 14 min), 1952
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 1, folder: 6]
Voices and Events of 1952., Part 1. (P.T.: 29:30 min), 28-Dec-52
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 2, folder: 7]
Voices and Events of 1952., Part 2. (P.T.: 29:30 min), 28-Dec-52
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 2, folder: 8]
Voices and Events of 1953, Part 1. (P.T.: 27 min), 27-Dec-53
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 2, folder: 9]
Voices and Events of 1953, Part 2. (P.T, 27-Dec-53
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 2, folder: 10]
Kentucky '53 - Roundup of news and events., Part 1. (P.T.: 30:49 min), 29-Dec-53
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 2, folder: 11]
Kentucky '53 - Roundup of news and events., Part 2. (P.T.: 28:55 min), 29-Dec-53
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 2, folder: 12]
Pres. Eisenhower in Kentucky for 175th Anniversary of Transylvania College. (P.T.: 17:10 min), 23-Apr-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 3, folder: 13]
Pres. Eisenhower in Kentucky, speaking at Hodgenville. (P.T.: 7:50 min), 23-Apr-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 3, folder: 14]
Alben Barkley Speech. (P.T.: 31:30 min), 30-Sep-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 3, folder: 15]
Sec of Labor Mitchell talk on TV with Bailey Merrill, candidate for Congress from the 8th District of Indiana (P. T.: 14:20 . Followed by talk by Alben Barkley, campaigning for the U.S. Senate. (P.T.: 14:29 min), 8-Oct-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 3, folder: 16]
Pres. Eisenhower in Louisville speaking at a 7:30 a.m. breakfast. (P.T.: 30 min), 29-Oct-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 3, folder: 17]
Alben Barkley TV speech, campaigning for the U.S. Senate. (P.T.: 30 min), October 29,, 1954
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 3, folder: 18]
Alben Barkley campaign speech. (P.T.: 30 min), 1-Nov-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 4, folder: 19]
NBC Voices and Events, 1954, Part 1. (P.T.: 29 min), 26-Dec-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 4, folder: 20]
NBC Voices and Events, 1954, Part 2. (P.T.: 30 min), 26-Dec-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 4, folder: 21]
Kentucky '54, Part 1. (P.T.: 22:30 min), 27-Dec-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 4, folder: 22]
Kentucky '54, Part 2. (P.T.: 30 min), 27-Dec-54
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 4, folder: 23]
News Dub. (P.T.: 30 min), 1954
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 4, folder: 24]
New Year, 1955, Part 1. (P.T.: 31 min), 30-Dec-55
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 4, folder: 25]
New Year, 1955, Part 2. (P.T.: 30 min), 30-Dec-55
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 5, folder: 26]
Election Night Coverage: Eisenhower and Nixon acceptance speeches; Concession speeches by Stevenson and Kefauver. (P.T.: 29:45 min), 6-Nov-56
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 5, folder: 27]
Kentucky '56, Part 1. (P.T.: 11:50 min), 1956
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 5, folder: 28]
Kentucky '56, Part 3. (P.T.: 16 min), 1956
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 5, folder: 29]
Kentucky '56, Part 4. (P.T.: 29 min), 1956
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 5, folder: 30]
Alben W. Barkley: Biography in Sound. (P.T.: 29 min), 9-Jul-57
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 5, folder: 31]
Eisenhower Farewell Address. (P.T.: 19 min), January, 1960
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 5, folder: 32]
Gov. Combs' address to a Special Session of the Legislature, (P.T.: 4 min), [n.d.]
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 6, folder: 33]
Kennedy's Inauguration. (P.T.: 14:30 min), 20-Jan-63
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 6, folder: 34]
Kennedy's Inauguration. (P.T.: 8 min), 20-Jan-63
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 6, folder: 35]
Election coverage, Part 1. Results of several elections. Speech by Mayor Wm. Cowper ; Concession speech by Louis Nunn. (P.T, 5-Nov-63
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 6, folder: 36]
Election coverage, Part 2. Bemis Lawrence concession speech; speeches by Louie and Larry Nunn, 5-Nov-63
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 6, folder: 37]
Election coverage, Part 3. Ned Breathitt victory statement; Harry Waterfield victory statement, 5-Nov-63
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 6, folder: 38]
NBC News Review of 1963. (P.T.: 29 min), 1963
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 6, folder: 39]
Negro leaders panel discussion during the Louisville riots. (P.T.: 30 min), 7-May-68
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 7, folder: 40]
WAVE News in Review. (P.T.: 30 min), 1968
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 7, folder: 41]
Year End News Report. (P.T. 29 min), 30-Dec-69
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 7, folder: 42]
Gov. Nunn, State of the Commonwealth Address, Part 1. (P.T.: 30 min), 6-Jan-70
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 7, folder: 43]
Gov. Nunn, State of the Commonwealth Address, Part 2. (P.T.: 30 min), 6-Jan-70
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 7, folder: 44]
"Happy's Last Political Race." Chandler on the phone from Versailles. (P.T.: 4 min), 2-Nov-71
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 7, folder: 45]
Year End Specials, 1971. (P.T.: 29 min), 16-Dec-71
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 8, folder: 46]
Year End Specials, 1971. (P.T.: 30 min), 17-Dec-71
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 8, folder: 47]
Gov. Wendell Ford, State of the Commonwealth Address. (P.T.: 30 min), 4-Jan-72
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 8, folder: 48]
Second Inauguration of Pres. Nixon. (P.T.: 31 min), 20-Jan-73
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 8, folder: 49]
1937 Flood, 30th Anniversary. (P;T.: 30 min), 12-Jun-73
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 8, folder: 50]
Harvey Sloan Inauguration as Mayor of Louisville, 1-Dec-73
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 8, folder: 51]
NBC Year End Report. (P.T.: 30 min), 18-Dec-73
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 8, folder: 52]
The Battle of Brookside. (P.T.: 15 min), 1974
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 9, folder: 53]
Pres. Nixon's Resignation. (P.T.: 30 min), 8-Aug-74
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 9, folder: 54]
"A Sense of Conduct." About evaders and draft dodgers from Kentucky in the Vietnam war. (P.T.: 30 min), 14-Oct-74
Original 1/4" Reel to Reel, Preservation Cassette, User Cassette [box: 9, folder: 55]