WUOM records 1914-1982 1940s-1960s

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WUOM records, 1914-1982, 1940s-1960s

WUOM records 1914-1982 1940s-1960s

University of Michigan radio station, founded 1948. Administrative records documenting the development of radio broadcasting at the University of Michigan; radio scripts, transcripts of talks given by faculty, publicity, scrapbooks, and photographs; and sound recordings of radio programs produced and broadcast by WUOM, as well as recordings of various University conferences, ceremonies, etc.

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University of Michigan. Broadcasting Service.

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Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Burrows, Edgar G.

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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

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American playwright and novelist. From the description of Collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363746 From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122412075 From the description of Arthur Miller collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895316 Arthur Miller, playwright. From the description of The crucible : screen...

Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Moore, Earl Vincent, 1890-1987

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Professor of music, director (later dean) of the School of Music of the University of Michigan. From the description of Earl V. Moore papers, 1870s-1987 (bulk 1920s-1960s). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421846 Earl V. Moore was born September 27, 1890, in Lansing, Michigan, and was graduated from Lansing High School in 1908. In 1910, he received his Artist Diploma in Organ from the University of Michigan's University School of Music. He receive...

Hatcher, Harlan, 1898-1998

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Author. From the description of Harlan Hatcher papers, ca. 1930's. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13514624 Historian of the Great Lakes, professor of English and vice president of Ohio State University, and president of University of Michigan, 1951-1967. From the description of Harlan Henthorne Hatcher papers, 1837-1998 (bulk 1891-1986). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84044751 Historian of the Great Lakes, professo...

Friedan, Betty

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Betty Goldstein Friedan (1921- ), a writer, publicist, political activist, and speaker on the subject of women, helped found the National Organization for Women, and served as its first president (1966-1970). For additional information see: Britannica Book of the Year (1970-1971), Current Biography (1970), and Who's Who of American Women (1991-1992). From the description of Papers, 1933-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006604 Feminist, activist,...

X, Malcolm, 1925-1965

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Black activist. From the description of Radio broadcast of an interview with Malcolm X, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736449 Black nationalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Malcolm X : lecture, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513305 African American nationalist leader and minister of the Nation of Islam who sought to broaden the civil rights struggle ...

University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

University of Michigan. Extension service

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See the history in finding aid for Extension Service (University of Michigan) records. From the guide to the Extension Service (University of Michigan) publications, 1911-1996, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) University of Michigan unit established to coordinate loan of library materials to high schools and various local organizations, and to supplement the program of the Extension Service. From the description of Library Extension Service (U...

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

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Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. From the guide to the Langston Hughes collection, [microform], 1926-1967, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) From the description of Langston Hughes collection, 1926-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652168 Langson Hughes: African-American poet and writer, author of Weary Blue (1926), The Big Sea (1940), and other works. ...

WUOM (Radio station : Ann Arbor, Mich.)

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Radio station of the University of Michigan; formerly University of Michigan Broadcasting Service. From the description of WUOM records, 1914-1982. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421429 Radio broadcasting at the University of Michigan began in 1923 when students in the Department of Electrical Engineering set up a homemade broadcasting station in the West Engineering Building. On January 14, 1924 a federal license was issued, authorizing the uni...

Piaget, Jean, 1896-

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Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977

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American poet, playwright, translator, educator. From the description of Papers, 1845-1988 (bulk 1970-1977). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122453067 Lowell was an American poet. Bidart (1939-) was a student of Lowell's and is also an American poet. From the guide to the Robert Lowell letters to Frank Bidart, 1970-1976., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) An...

Abbot, Waldo, 1888-

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University of Michigan professor of speech and director of the University's Broadcasting Service. From the description of Waldo Abbot papers, 1940-1945. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421616 ...

Hall, Donald, 1928-....

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Hall is an American poet, essayist, and teacher. From the description of Compositions 1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609338 From the description of Papers, 1956-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357326 From the guide to the Donald Hall papers, 1956-1965., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Compositions, 1962., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Universit...

Peace Corps (U.S.)

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The Peace Corps was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961, announced by televised broadcast March 2, 1961, and authorized by Congress on September 22, 1961, with passage of the Peace Corps Act (Public Law 87-293). Since 1961, over 200,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps and have served in 139 countries. From the guide to the Brown University Peace Corps files, 1965-1967, (John Hay Library Special Collections) The Pea...

Fleming, R. W. (Robben Wright), 1916-2010

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Director of Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations and law professor, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). From the description of Papers, 1957-1963. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28412898 Ninth president of the University of Michigan, 1967-1978, later president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, chairman of the National Institute for Dispute Resolution, and member of the boards of the MacArthur and Johnson Found...

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

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Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few friends, where he pe...

National Association of Educational Broadcasters.

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Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946

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Football coach and athletic director of University of Michigan. From the description of Fielding Harris Yost papers, ca. 1900-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423419 Fielding H. Yost was born in Fairview, West Virginia on April 30, 1871. After graduating from West Virginia University in 1897, he accepted the position of football coach at Ohio Wesleyan University. He took similar positions at the University of Nebraska (1898), the University of Kansas (18...

United States. Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.

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WVGR (Radio station : Grand Rapids, Mich.)

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Nader, Ralph, 1934-

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Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...

Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963

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Educator, poet. From the description of Correspondence, with University of Michigan officials, 1962. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370061 Theodore Roethke won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1954 for his volume of verse "The Waking." He was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1908 and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1929. He taught at Lafayette University, Penn State, Bennington College and finally at the University of Washington. His books include "...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Arnow, Harriette Louisa Simpson, 1908-1986

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Arnow was a Michigan Author and lived in Ann Arbor (Mich.) in 1962. From the description of Correspondence, 1962,1963. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 41091684 ...

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971

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President of University of Michigan, 1929-1951. From the description of Alexander Grant Ruthven papers, 1901-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423262 Epithet: President University of Michigan Ann Arbor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x00010a Alexander G. Ruthven was born April 1, 1882 in Hull, Iowa. He received his BS degree in 1903 from Morningside ...

McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009

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U.S. secretary of defense, president of World Bank, and corporate executive. Full name: Robert Strange McNamara. From the description of Robert S. McNamara papers, 1934-2009 (bulk 1968-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132706 Robert Strange McNamara (b. 1916) was a business executive and Secretary of Defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. During World War II he worked on the deployment of the B-29 bomber, and served in the Army Air Forces in India, Chi...

Carmichael, Stokely

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Stokely Carmichael was born in Trinidad, 1940. He graduated from Howard University in 1964 and the same year became field secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. He was elected chairman of that group in 1966. From the description of Stokely Carmichael-Lorna D. Smith collection 1964-72. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510440 Biographical Note 1941 b...

Fonda, Jane, 1937-

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Jane Fonda (b. December 21, 1937, New York City, NY) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. The daughter of actor Henry Fonda, Jane made her Broadway and film debut in 1960. In 1982, she released her first exercise video, Jane Fonda's Workout, which became the highest-selling video of the time. Fonda was a visible political activist in the counterculture era during the Vietnam War and later became involved in advocacy for women. She h...

Richard, Gabriel, 1767-1832

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French priest and missionary in Detroit, Michigan; also co-founder of the Catholepistemiad (or University of Michigan). From the description of Gabriel Richard papers, 1792-1832. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420837 Richard was born at Saintes, France on Oct. 15, 1767. He was well educated and became a priest of the Sulpitians, a society devoted to the care of young men for the sanctuary in 1791. In 1792 he came to Baltimore (Md.), moving to Detroit (Mich.)...

Lawton, J. Fred (James Frederick), 1888-1969

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Insurance executive, poet and composer, and University of Michigan alumnus. From the description of James Frederick Lawton papers, 1908-1969. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422905 James Frederick Lawton graduated from the University of Michigan with an A.B. degree in 1911. While at the University, Lawton played end on football team coached by Fielding H. Yost. Lawton had a deep affection for Yost and for the University, and though his career was spent as an ...

Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987

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Wilbur J. Cohen was Director of the Research and Statistics Bureau of the Wisconsin Health, Education and Welfare Department and the author of several texts on Social Security. From the guide to the Wilbur J. Cohen, Papers, 1937-1942, (Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University.) Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Wilbur Joseph Cohen : oral history, 1976. (Columbia Univ...