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Maine Alumnus, Volume 31, Number 3, December 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Dec 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 31, Number 3, December 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The Cranberry King (Marcus L. Urann), Fiji Fiftieth; and Union Building Site?


Webber Oil Company's Redgate Ocean Terminal Opening, Part 2, Wlbz Radio Nov 1949

Webber Oil Company's Redgate Ocean Terminal Opening, Part 2, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Part two of Irving Hunter's broadcast of the 1949 opening of Webber Oil Company's Redgate Ocean Terminal in Bucksport, Maine.


Webber Oil Company's Redgate Ocean Terminal Opening, Part 1, Wlbz Radio Nov 1949

Webber Oil Company's Redgate Ocean Terminal Opening, Part 1, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Part one of Irving Hunter's broadcasting of the 1949 opening of Webber Oil Company's Redgate Ocean Terminal in Bucksport, Maine.


Docking The Esso Bridgeport At The Webber Oil Company's Ocean Terminal At Bucksport, Wlbz Radio Nov 1949

Docking The Esso Bridgeport At The Webber Oil Company's Ocean Terminal At Bucksport, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Irv Hunter, serving as the ESSO Reporter, describes the 1949 docking of the tanker ESSO Bridgeport, assisted by the tug Walter Ross, at the Webber Oil Company's ocean terminal in Bucksport, Maine. Hunter checks in with captains Harold Spurling and Merle Abbot.


Docking The Esso Bridgeport, Wlbz Radio Nov 1949

Docking The Esso Bridgeport, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Irv Hunter of WLBZ Radio in Bangor, Maine, describes the docking of the tanker Esso Bridgeport, as assisted by the tug boat Walter Ross in 1949. The tanker was arriving at Webber Oil Company's new tank facility in Bucksport, Maine.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 31, Number 2, November 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Nov 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 31, Number 2, November 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: New Scholarship Aids; Record Homecoming; $150,000 Missing; and Successful Newspaper Day Held on Campus.


Jean Murray's Memo Sponsored By The W. T. Grant Store, Wlbz Radio Oct 1949

Jean Murray's Memo Sponsored By The W. T. Grant Store, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Jean Murray offers information about her background and plans for a daily radio program in 1949 on topics of interest in the world of women. The opening section is nearly identical to a previous recording, as Murray tells about herself and her interest in what's happening at local women's clubs. From there, this edition, sponsored by the W. T. Grant department store at the corner of Hammond and Central streets in Bangor, discusses the store's sweater and fur coat sections and the fall fashion line of international designer Madame Schiaparelli.


Jean Murray's Memo (Pilot Program?), Wlbz Radio Oct 1949

Jean Murray's Memo (Pilot Program?), Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Jean Murray introduces herself and plans for a new daily radio program in 1949 to cover subjects of interest in the world of women. Murray explains her background and interest in the projects of local women's clubs. The program continues with suggestions for a week's worth of menu ideas and sewing tips for giving dresses a new look to fit the current season's styles.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 31, Number 1, October 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Oct 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 31, Number 1, October 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The 82nd Year; Sons and Daughters of '53; Faculty Promotions; Campus Changes; Summer Session; and Union Building Fund Report.


Maine Broiler Day, Part 2, Wlbz Radio Jul 1949

Maine Broiler Day, Part 2, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Commentators Jack Atwood and Jake Brofee continue coverage of the second annual Maine Broiler Day festival in Belfast City Park in 1949. The organizer of coronation ceremonies, Laurel Clements, gives a few, brief remarks, and then Maine Governor Frederick G. Payne announces the winner of the Maine Poultry Queen contest, Betty Perry of Lincolnville Beach. Atwood and Brofee continue to discuss the methods for preparing a large barbecue to feed 4,000 attendees.


Maine Broiler Day, Part 1, Wlbz Radio Jul 1949

Maine Broiler Day, Part 1, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

A live broadcast of activities associated with the second annual Maine Broiler Day held at the Belfast City Park in 1949. The festival, featuring a chicken barbecue that served 4,000 people, was planned as a celebration of the Maine poultry industry and research being conducted at Highmoor Farm. The broadcast included remarks of several individuals associated with Maine agriculture, including Jake Brofee, A. K. Gardiner, Dr. Howard C. Pierce, Waldo Chick, Jim Coleman, and Frank Reed.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 9, June 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Jun 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 9, June 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Double Commencement; Alumni Trustee Report; and the 74th Alumni Day.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 8, May 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine May 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 8, May 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles highlight Commencement Plans and Personals from the Classes.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 7, April 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Apr 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 7, April 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The Class of 1899; International Affairs; Home Stretch of Union Building Fundraising; The Bookstore; and Colonel Albert William Stevens Dies.


Maine Sports With John Mckernan For March 29, 1949, Wlbz Radio Mar 1949

Maine Sports With John Mckernan For March 29, 1949, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

This 1949 edition of Maine Sports with John McKernan, Sr., discusses the upcoming opening of the fishing season, the tradition of sharing the first salmon caught at the Bangor Salmon Pool with the president of the United States, and the dwindling salmon population. McKernan next covers the sport of boxing, particularly an upcoming bout organized by the Bangor Boxing Club between Hermie Freeman (known as the Eagle Lake Assassin) and Tommy "Red" Wells of Manchester, New Hampshire. Finally, the program provides coverage of awarding the Bill Stern Athlete of the Year Award to Raymond A. Cox of Bangor High School ...


Console And Keyboard Melodies Broadcast From The Bangor Sportsmen's Show, Wlbz Radio Mar 1949

Console And Keyboard Melodies Broadcast From The Bangor Sportsmen's Show, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Irving Hunter announces as Norm Lambert takes requests for songs to play on their show Console and Keyboard Melodies in a special, live broadcast from the Bangor Sportsmen's Show at the Bangor Auditorium March 18, 1949. Hunter speaks briefly with several show attendees and organizers, including Carl Lowe of the Thomas Rod Company, Maine Fisheries Warden Lester Stubbs, Mrs. George Wilson of Newport, Chief Crazy Bull, and Show Manager Howard Bond.

The original WLBZ station log indicated that this was the first use of the station's "new" roving microphone at the Bangor Auditorium.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 6, March 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Mar 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 6, March 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The Classics at Maine; Introducing the New V. P. Alfred P. Lingley and Four New Coaches; and February Commencement.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 5, February 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Feb 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 5, February 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Article titles include: What's the Price of Milk?; Presenting the New Alumni Trustee Harold J. Shaw; Only $200,000 More To Go for the New Union Building; and a tribute to Sigma Alpha Epsilon's "Mother Mac," Mrs. Edith McCollum.


Esso Reporter's 10th Anniversary On Wlbz, Wlbz Radio Jan 1949

Esso Reporter's 10th Anniversary On Wlbz, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Irv Hunter emceeing a review of ten years of the ESSO Reporter program on WLBZ Radio. Anthony Morin, Jr., of Bangor, a 10-year-old-boy (helped by his brother, Robert) reviews major events of the past ten years. WLBZ is congratulated by several ESSO officials on bringing up-to-the-minute news to the listening audience several times each day. Speakers include Verne Carrier, June Richdale, R. M. Gray, and A. E. Webber and Edward E. Guernsey. Recorded in 1949.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 4, January 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Jan 1949

Maine Alumnus, Volume 30, Number 4, January 1949, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Alumni Lawmakers; University Finances; Three Generations of Blaisdell Family Alumni; and Building Fund Report.