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Vito Marcantonio collection of political speeches and advertisements [sound recording],

Title
Vito Marcantonio collection of political speeches and advertisements [sound recording], 1938-1952.
Author
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954.

Details

Additional Authors
McAvoy, Clifford T.
Description
6 sound tapes : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 4 track, mono.; 10 in.
Subject
Note
  • Originals stored with remainder of collection.
  • Contents for individual reels on containers.
Access (note)
  • Access to original materials restricted.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Tape reels transferred from original acetate discs (21 sound discs : 78 rpm, acetate ; 12 in. and 9 sound discs : 33 rpm, acetate ; 16 in.) and tape reels (1 sound tape reel : 3 3/4 ips, paper-base ; 7 in. and 1 sound tape reel : 7 1/2 ips, acetate-base ; 7 in.) owned by The New York Public Library.
Biography (note)
  • Vito Marcantonio was a New York politician active from the early 1930's up to his death in 1954.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: The Vito Marcantonio papers, 1935-1953. Location: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division, The New York Public Library, 5th Avenue at 42nd St., New York NY 10018.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*L (Special) 88-71
Author
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954.
Title
Vito Marcantonio collection of political speeches and advertisements [sound recording], 1938-1952.
Access
Access to original materials restricted.
Summary
The sound recordings date from 1938 to 1952. Several selections consist of political advertisements for the 1949 mayoral campaign. Other selections include a 1951 press conference with an assistant to Marcantonio, Clifford T. McAvoy, who was running for City Council; a political speech given by Marcantonio in 1938 to the Harlem Legislative Committee; a 1943 speech on the downfall of Mussolini; and a 1952 speech given to the American Labor Party.
Additional Formats
Tape reels transferred from original acetate discs (21 sound discs : 78 rpm, acetate ; 12 in. and 9 sound discs : 33 rpm, acetate ; 16 in.) and tape reels (1 sound tape reel : 3 3/4 ips, paper-base ; 7 in. and 1 sound tape reel : 7 1/2 ips, acetate-base ; 7 in.) owned by The New York Public Library.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: The Vito Marcantonio papers, 1935-1953. Location: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division, The New York Public Library, 5th Avenue at 42nd St., New York NY 10018.
Biography
Vito Marcantonio was a New York politician active from the early 1930's up to his death in 1954. He was a congressman for the 18th New York District from 1935 to 1937 and from 1939-1951. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City in 1949. He was a member of the American Labor Party.
Added Author
McAvoy, Clifford T.
Research Call Number
*L (Special) 88-71
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