Authors

WLBZ Radio

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Download Transcribed Text (388 KB)

Download Download audio, John B. Toole (615 KB)

Download Download audio, Ralph Willoughby (628 KB)

Download Download audio, Robert Marx announcment 1 (860 KB)

Download Download audio, Robert Marx announcement 2 (985 KB)

Download Download audio, Irving Hunter (663 KB)

Download Download audio, John deWinter announcement 1 (977 KB)

Download Download audio, John deWinter announcement 2 (915 KB)

Download Download audio, Edmund S. Muskie announcement 1 (1.0 MB)

Download Download audio, Edmund S. Muskie announcement 2 (867 KB)

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Description

Short announcements by several state officials to encourage safe driving during Memorial Day weekend, circa 1955. The station gathered statements from Chief of the Bangor Police Department John B. Toole, Chief of the Brewer Police Department Ralph Willoughby, Maine State Police Officers Robert Marx and John DeWinter, and Maine Governor Edmund S. Muskie (who served as Governor from 1955 to 1959, helping to date the recordings.)

Publication Date

1955

Keywords

campaigns, Toole family, Willougby family, Marx family, deWinter family, Muskie family, safety, driving, automobiles, transportation, highways, traffic

Disciplines

History | Radio

Comments

Only the first track is available as streaming audio; the others are available as downloadable files. All are included in the transcript.

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

D. 16.90 and 16.91; CD 10 Tracks 5-9, 13-16

Length of Audio Recording

0:20 each

Memorial Day Highway Safety Announcements

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