Celebrity pesticide spots phonograph records : manuscript collections, 1970. 1970.


Celebrity pesticide spots phonograph records : manuscript collections, 1970. 1970.

The Celebrity pesticide spots phonograph records consist of four 33 1/3 RPM records containing spots about the safe use of pesticides, produced by USDA Office of Information, Radio and Television Service, Washington, D.C. Three of the records are identical; there are a total of two unique records. Celebrity voices include Minnie Pearl, Art Carney, Arthur Godfrey, and Eva Gabor. Additionally, there is a typescript of the spots with a generic letter about the typescripts signed by Layne Beaty, Chief of Radio and Television Service. The letter appears to have been sent out to public service directors.

1.75 linear ft (1 box)


SNAC Resource ID: 7993833

National Agricultural Library, NAL

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