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Maine Alumnus, Volume 29, Number 3, December 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Dec 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 29, Number 3, December 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

State championships of the football and cross country teams --- New dormitories named for Charles J. Dunn (Dunn Hall) and Lamert S. Corbett (Corbett Hall) --- Fire fighters praised for helping fight the 1947 Bar Harbor fire --- Mary Ellen Chase giving manuscripts to the university library


Maine Alumnus, Volume 29, Number 2, November 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Nov 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 29, Number 2, November 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

Record Registration --- University Helps Fight Fire --- The Maine Idea: Alumni Homecoming, November 7-8, 1947 --- "Beat Bowdoin," the Famous Football Cry has Echoed over Maine Football Fields Since 1893 --- Canada Achieves [fundraising] Quota --- Seminar in Hesse [Germany]


Forest Commissioner Rendall Calls For Volunteers For Bar Harbor Fire Patrol, Wlbz Radio Oct 1947

Forest Commissioner Rendall Calls For Volunteers For Bar Harbor Fire Patrol, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Maine State Forest Commissioner Raymond E. Rendall explains that fire-fighters are exhausted and there is a need for volunteers to assist with patrol of the area of the Bar Harbor fire of 1947. He provides a list of clothing to gather and explains how to report for volunteer duty.


Coverage Of Bar Harbor Fire Of 1947, Wlbz Radio Oct 1947

Coverage Of Bar Harbor Fire Of 1947, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

WLBZ announcers John Wellington and Ellis O'Brien interview several individuals involved in disaster recovery efforts toward the end of the Bar Harbor fire of 1947. Wellington interviews Mr. Zwickert, Deputy Manager of the North Atlantic Area for the Red Cross. O'Brien interviews Deputy Fire Chief Asa Wasgatt, New England Telephone and Telegraph Company Manager John Conte, Bar Harbor resident Maurice Gilley, and chairman of the Bar Harbor Board of Selectmen Seth E. Libby.


Interviews At Jackson Laboratory Following Bar Harbor Fire, Wlbz Radio Oct 1947

Interviews At Jackson Laboratory Following Bar Harbor Fire, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

WLBZ reporter Irving Hunter interviews several research assistants, including Richard Desjardins, John Lardman, Bill Stone, and Tote Parsons, about items lost and what was saved at Jackson Memorial Laboratory during the Bar Harbor fire in 1947. Hunter also speaks with Dr. Jason Scott of the Division of Behavior Studies at Hamilton Station, a branch laboratory of Jackson Lab.


Coverage Of Maine Forest Fires, October, 1947, Wcsh Radio Oct 1947

Coverage Of Maine Forest Fires, October, 1947, Wcsh Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

W. W. Chaplin on NBC's News of the World with several reports of the 1947 Maine Forest Fires. His final report describes the situation in Bar Harbor, shared from Ellsworth over the facilities of WLBZ.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 29, Number 1, October 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Oct 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 29, Number 1, October 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

News of the Summer --- Commission Appointed to Study Medical School --- Alumni Names in the News


Console And Keyboard Melodies Featuring Norm Lambert, Wlbz Radio Jul 1947

Console And Keyboard Melodies Featuring Norm Lambert, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

A musical performance featuring Norman Lambert playing popular tunes on the organ and piano, sponsored by Maine Central, "the complete transportation system serving all of Maine by train and by highway bus." This recording featured the songs Linda, The Mexican Hat Dance, My Pretty Girl and Linger Awhile. Recorded to be broadcast in July, 1947.


Console And Keyboard Melodies Featuring Norm Lambert, Wlbz Radio Jul 1947

Console And Keyboard Melodies Featuring Norm Lambert, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

A musical performance featuring Norman Lambert playing popular tunes on the organ and piano, sponsored by Maine Central, "the complete transportation system serving all of Maine by train and by highway bus." This recording featured the songs I Never Knew by Ted Fio Rito, Paradise in Waltz Time, That Little Dream Got Nowhere by Jimmy Van Heusen, and Paper Doll. Recorded to be broadcast in July, 1947.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 9, June 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Jun 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 9, June 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

Commencement --- Foundation Reports on Results of the Year --- Report on Alumni Day


Memorial Day Dedication Of The Bangor Book Of Honor, Part 2, Wlbz Radio May 1947

Memorial Day Dedication Of The Bangor Book Of Honor, Part 2, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

The second portion of a live broadcast narrated by Irving Hunter of the ceremony held at Bangor Auditorium May 30, 1947 to present the Book of Honor, a volume compiled as a memorial to the 110 men from Bangor who died during World War II. Includes the remainder of remarks by Senator Owen Brewster and continues with Rabbi Moses Zuckor, Governor Horace Hildreth, Reverend Louis M. Brehaut, librarian L. Felix Ranlett, and Frederick M. Meek.

This is the portion of the audio that includes the reading of the names in the Book of Honor, beginning at 24:39.


Memorial Day Dedication Of The Bangor Book Of Honor, Part 1, Wlbz Radio May 1947

Memorial Day Dedication Of The Bangor Book Of Honor, Part 1, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

The first portion of a live broadcast narrated by Irving Hunter of the ceremony held at Bangor Auditorium May 30, 1947 to present the Book of Honor, a volume compiled as a memorial to the 110 men from Bangor who died during World War II. Includes the remarks of City Manager Horace Etsey, Vice Admiral Carleton F. Bryant, Dr. Henry C. Knowlton, and the beginning of the remarks by Senator Owen Brewster.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 7, April 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Apr 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 7, April 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

The Campus Plan --- Latin American Career [of Ruth E. Hamor, Home Economics Graduate of 1934] --- Progress of the Union Building Campaign


Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 6, March 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Mar 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 6, March 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

The Union Building Campaign --- Winter Carnival --- Maine's Gold Stars: the Names of the 179 Men Who Died in Service --- T.A.P.P.I. Elects Brawn [referring to the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry election of Worthen E. Brawn] --- Union Building Plans


Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 5, February 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Feb 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 5, February 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

The Union Building Campaign --- Mathematician Lennie P. Copeland '04 --- and Department Activities: Art


Early Days Of The Maine State Prison At Thomaston, Negley K. Teeters Jan 1947

Early Days Of The Maine State Prison At Thomaston, Negley K. Teeters

Maine Bicentennial

An academic history of the design and construction of the first Maine State Prison built at Thomaston, Maine. The prison, designed by and constructed under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Rose, was unique in America. The 50 solitary confinement cells were actually underground pits. Rose, as the first prison warden, employed the Auburn prison system of strictly enforced silence, hard labor, and corporal punishment intended to inspire "grief and penitence."

Negley K. Teeters (1896-1971)was a Professor of Criminology at Temple University, Philadelphia and a leading academic in the field of prison reform.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 4, January 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Jan 1947

Maine Alumnus, Volume 28, Number 4, January 1947, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

Classroom Buildings Needed --- Drydock Builders --- Union Building Plans --- Alumni Lawmakers --- Alumni Names in the News --- Campus News of the Month