Louisiana hayride collection 1904-2006 1922-circa 1989


Louisiana hayride, collection, 1904-2006, 1922-circa 1989

Louisiana hayride collection 1904-2006 1922-circa 1989

The collection documents radio historyin Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the country music program. Major topics include theearliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio underowner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the program, which was broadcast live onKWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs areavailable for research; sound and video recordings are still in process. Louisiana Hayride Louisiana Hayride

5 linear feet (10 boxes, approximately 4,375 items) ; various sizes; 190 photographic prints : some color ; 8 1/2 x 11 inches or smaller; 110 negatives : safety film ; 4 x 6 cm or smaller; over 200 sound recordings, including 7-inch analog sound tape reels and digital (DAT) sound cassettes; vinyl and shellac analog discs in various sizes and speeds (78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm); and digital compact discs (CD and CD-R); 37 videocassettes, including 1/2-inch analog VHS and SVHS, and 1/4-inch digital DVCAM videocassettes


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