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Marr Sound Archives

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Works: 10,387 works in 11,758 publications in 1 language and 11,800 library holdings
Genres: Radio serials  Educational radio programs  Drama  Radio docudramas  Historical radio programs  Public service radio programs  History  Radio adaptations  Nonfiction radio programs  Radio commercials 
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Publications by Marr Sound Archives
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Most widely held works by Marr Sound Archives
The world is yours by Irve Tunick( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The world is yours: A dramatized account of an expedition in search of barbasco, a jungle plant used for fish poison. Vocal music rehearsal: Unidentified performers rehearse unidentified vocal music pieces
The world is yours by Irve Tunick( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A dramatization about the history of aviation including the first flight of the Wright brothers, landmark records in flights, and how flight safety has changed over the years
American school of the air ( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1937 and 1945 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The program features the Science Club of the Air who meets to have discussions and conduct science experiments. In this episode, the club discusses the principles on which airplanes work. They use an electric fan to demonstrate the workings of a propeller. They also talk about wing construction, radio beams, and altimeters
[American school of the air. [American school of the air ( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1937 and 1945 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
This living world series ran on Fridays and featured dramas and discussions of contemporary life. In this episode, a dramatization of the Allies progress against the Nazis. Frank Ernest Hill introduces the students of Forest Hills High School, NYC who discuss the wartime and post-war functions of the United Nations. Science frontiers series ran on Mondays and featured stories of industry and agriculture. In this episode, a dramatization of the long process by which scientists discovered the word photoperiodism and what it means. Includes news bulletins
American school of the air. American school of the air ( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
New horizons series ran on Wednesdays and featured American explorers. In this episode, the story of the discovery of the islands by Captain Cook and Bligh. Further historic happenings during the island's early years are dramatized. Tales from far and near series ran on Thursdays. In this episode, an adaptation of a story by John Ruskin. The fable of three brothers who attempt to turn a river into gold
American school of the air. American school of the air ( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
New horizons series ran on Wednesdays and featured American explorers. In this episode, a program about the history of Argentina featuring a biographical dramatization of Jose de San Martin and Bernardo O'Higgins and their efforts to gain Argentina's independence. Tales from far and near series ran on Thursdays. In this episode, an adaptation of the original story by Allen French. Grettir the Strong, an Icelandic legend and hero is outlawed from his home country. Shipwrecked on Iceland, he uses a sword that his mother gave him through his adventures
Great playes [sic] Great playes [sic] by W. S Gilbert( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A radio presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta, Patience
New world a coming ( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1946 and 1953 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The story of an enslaved people who turned music into a weapon to help set them free. This program highlights the story behind certain spirituals. The stories of Nat Turner and Harriet Tubman are shared as well as performances of popular spirituals that coincide with the stories
Cavalcade of America ( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1940 and 1943 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The story of the fiery abolitionist named John Brown who took the law into his own hands to free slaves shortly before the Civil War
New world a coming ( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1945 and 1953 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The story of an enslaved people who turned music into a weapon to help set them free. This program highlights the story behind certain spirituals. The stories of Nat Turner and Harriet Tubman are shared as well as performances of popular spirituals that coincide with the stories
American school of the air. American school of the air ( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Tales from far and near series ran on Thursdays. In this episode, a dramatized radio adaptation of the famous farmer, Indian fighter, congressman and defender of the Alamo, Davy Crockett; with folk music. This living world series ran on Fridays and featured dramas and discussions of contemporary life. In this episode, an original radio play featuring a principal of a rural school district and two of his students on their visit to a consolidated school district where they learn how education will take place in the future. Followed by a panel discussion made up of students from the High School of Music and Arts in New York City who discuss total federal control of education
Paul Carson, pipe organist by Paul Carson( Sound Recording )
in No Linguistic Content and held by 16 libraries worldwide
[American school of the air. [American school of the air ( Sound Recording )
14 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This living world series ran on Fridays and featured dramas and discussions of contemporary life. In this episode, a drama comparing unemployed workers from before unemployment insurance and after it has come into effect is presented. Science frontiers series ran on Mondays and featured stories of industry and agriculture. In this episode, the story of how science proved that ticks carry Texas Fever and how veterinarians found a cure to bovine tuberculosis is presented
Columbia workshop ( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1936 and 1940 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The theory of supply and demand is illustrated when a bum and an out-of-work economics professor watch the wealthy dump food into a river
[Ideas that came true ( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Dr. Rollo G. Reynolds introduces and narrates a dramatized history of the variety of ships and sailors that have sailed the world's oceans
Portals of prayer ( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
[America's town meeting of the air. America's town meeting of the air ( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1938 and 1940 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A moderated panel discussion with questions from the audience about relations between the United States and Japan after Japan's occupation of China. The discussion focuses on whether the United States should start a trade embargo against Japan or a sign a new treaty
America's town meeting of the air. America's town meeting of the air ( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1938 and 1940 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A moderated panel discussion about the control of firearms, federal laws regarding firearms in the U.S., and crime control in Canada. Includes questions from the audience
The name you will remember ( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The world is yours by Irve Tunick( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The Old Timer takes the listeners to the Smithsonian's collection of early American costumes. Dolley Madison gives him the tour of early colonial fashions starting in 1701. Dramatizations about how early fashion developed are shared
 
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University of Missouri--Kansas City. Libraries. Marr Sound Archives
University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Marr Sound Archives
University of Missouri--Kansas City. Marr Sound Archives
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