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Maine Alumnus, Volume 36, Number 3, December 1954, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Dec 1954

Maine Alumnus, Volume 36, Number 3, December 1954, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: A Maine Scientist and the Atom Bomb Tests; The 1954 Black Bear Awards; and A New Look For an Old Bookstore.


History Of The Bangor House, Wlbz Radio Nov 1954

History Of The Bangor House, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Horace Chapman, Bangor House Proprietor, tells of some of the notable moments in the hotel's history, including visits of prohibitionist leader Carry Nation and U. S. Presidents Grant, McKinley, Teddy Roosevelt and Taft. Recorded in 1954.


Dedication Of The Bangor - Brewer Toll Bridge, Wlbz Radio Nov 1954

Dedication Of The Bangor - Brewer Toll Bridge, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Live broadcast of dedication ceremonies for the "new" bridge between Bangor and Brewer, Maine, on November 11, 1954. Speakers included Governor Burton M. Cross, Clarence S. Crosby, and several Bangor city officials.


Jim Adams Interviewed On How To Winterize A Car, Wlbz Radio Nov 1954

Jim Adams Interviewed On How To Winterize A Car, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Jim Adams, Bud Chamberlain, and Les McClain are interviewed by W. C. Mincher for tips on how to winterize a car in 1954.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 36, Number 2, November 1954, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Nov 1954

Maine Alumnus, Volume 36, Number 2, November 1954, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: Sons and Daughters of '58; Schurman Named Associate Editor; Oldest Fraternity (Beta Theta Pi) Marks 75th Year; Balentine Portrait by Marcia Bailey; and Maine Scientists Study Paper Waste Problem.


Major Voyles At Dow Air Force Base Weather Station, Wlbz Radio Oct 1954

Major Voyles At Dow Air Force Base Weather Station, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Major Voyles at the Dow Air Force Base Weather Station, explains workings of weather forecasting. Interviewed by W.C. Mincher in October, 1954.


Ten Minutes At Bangor Police Headquarters, Wlbz Radio Oct 1954

Ten Minutes At Bangor Police Headquarters, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bangor Police Chief John Toole and Dispatcher Dick Whittemore are interviewed by W.C. Mincher for a feature story, "Ten Minutes at Police Headquarters" in 1954. The Chief speaks on safety, the audience hears radio calls come in, and Whittemore explains his duties.


Edward M. Graham, Sr., On New Steam Turbine In Veazie, Wlbz Radio Oct 1954

Edward M. Graham, Sr., On New Steam Turbine In Veazie, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Edward M. Graham, Sr., discusses the new steam turbine dedicated at Bangor Hydro’s Graham Station in Veazie in 1954.


State Senator Allen Woodcock Interviewed About New Auditorium, Wlbz Radio Oct 1954

State Senator Allen Woodcock Interviewed About New Auditorium, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Allen Woodcock, Jr., State Senator, interviewed at scene of Bangor’s new auditorium as it is being built in 1954. Interviewed by W. C. Mincher.


Ted Williams Interview About 1954 World Series, Wlbz Radio Oct 1954

Ted Williams Interview About 1954 World Series, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Ted Williams, interviewed by Eddie Owen, when Giants-Indians world series had resulted in two Giants wins.


Maine Alumnus, Volume 36, Number 1, October 1954, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine Oct 1954

Maine Alumnus, Volume 36, Number 1, October 1954, General Alumni Association, University Of Maine

University of Maine Alumni Magazines

Articles include: The 87th College Year; American Viscose Grant to Maine; New Faces and Faculty Promotions; 54th Homecoming; 1954 Reunion Classes; and New Men's Dormitory Cornerstone Laid.


Zint Wyant Interviewed About New Bridge In The Bangor Area, Wlbz Radio Jul 1954

Zint Wyant Interviewed About New Bridge In The Bangor Area, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Zint Wyant explains the reasons for selecting the site of Bangor-Brewer bridge in 1954.


Raymond Campbell For County Commissioner, Political Spot, Wlbz Radio Jun 1954

Raymond Campbell For County Commissioner, Political Spot, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

A paid political announcement, in the form of an interview with Raymond Campbell, highlighting his previous experience and how it would help in serving as Penobscot County Commissioner. Recorded June 17, 1954.


Mothers' March On Polio Announcements, Wlbz Radio Jan 1954

Mothers' March On Polio Announcements, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Several announcements from organizers of the March of Dimes Mothers' March on Bangor's west side in the winter of 1954. Announcers explain the need to prevent polio, and identify themselves as Mrs. Irving Fadden, Mrs. John Townsend, Mrs. John F. O'Brien, Mrs. Robert G. Finn, Mrs. Gladys Gifford, Mrs. Aubrey Hill, Mrs. Morris Kelley and Mrs. Dwight Russell.