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The Kansas Story

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Creator: Rosing, Vladimir, 1890-1963

Date: 1961

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Audiotape, Voice

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 212816

Summary: A selection from a sound recording of the theatrical production The Kansas Story. This play was produced by the Kansas Centennial Commission for the Kansas centennial celebration in 1961. It was written and directed by Vladimir Rosing with music by Meredith Willson and Frank Allen Hubbell. This ten minute selection addressed Cyrus K. Holliday; the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railroad an railroad expansion; the rise of the cow towns and the cattle industry; Abilene; the death of Ed Masterson; Dance Halls; immigration; the conflict between cattlemen and farmers; and ends with the song "My state, my Kansas."

Space Required/Quantity: Three 7", 2400 foot .6 mil polyester base reel-to-reel tapes. Taped at 7.5 ips, mono. Two copes.

Title (Main title): The Kansas Story

Scope and Content

Scope and content: The Kansas Story was produced by the Kansas Centennial Commission for the Kansas centennial celebration in 1961. It was written and directed by Vladimir Rosing with music by Meredith Willson and Frank Allen Hubbell. This performance was recorded in Topeka, by local radio station WIBW 580 AM. The total time for this performance is 2.19.09. Three 2400 foot 7 inch reel-to-reel polyester based audiotape. Recorded at 7.5 ips. Transferred to digital WAV file in 2008 and edited in 2015.

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122-09-02-01  Polyester reel-to-reel audio tape, two copies. 
122-11-03-17  Compact cassette audio tape. Reference copy. 

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