The Collections

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Irene Beasley

The Irene Beasley Papers spans the years 1908 to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1953. The collection, which documents Irene Beasley's singing career, contains photographs, publicity, business records, correspondence, promotional material, 78 rpm records, sheet music, and some miscellaneous material.

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Martha Brooks

The Martha Brooks Papers spans the years 1924 to 1991, with the bulk of the material dated between 1940 and 1960. This collection includes photos (approximately 300), correspondence, speeches, scripts and short stories, certificates, clippings, station publications, station program schedules, audio tape, film, framed objects, personal items like jewelry, and other items.

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Pegeen Fitzgerald         

Pegeen Fitzgerald

The Pegeen Fitzgerald Collection spans the years 1947 (approx.) to 1988, and includes correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, negatives, reel-to-reel tapes, unframed original paintings, an original hard-bound book written by Mrs. Fitzgerald, and other printed material.

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Mildred Funnell         

Mildred Funnell

The Mildred Funnell Papers spans the years 1932 to 1955, with the bulk of the material from the 1950s. This collection, which documents Ms. Funnell's career as both an actress and Ohio radio and TV personality, contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, newsletters, press releases, scripts, scrapbooks, program schedules and other printed material.

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Betty Garde         

Betty Garde

The Betty Garde Papers spans the years 1924 to 1978, with the bulk of the material pertaining to Ms. Garde's early stage career. Materials include clippings, correspondence, photographs, and other printed materials.

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Helen Faith Keane         

Helen Faith Keane

The Helen Faith Keane Collection is quite small and encompasses only the year 1951, the time in which Keane helmed her own WABD-TV program "The Helen Faith Keane Show. . .For Your Information." The types of materials include correspondence, promotional items, photographs, awards and artifacts.

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Fran Norris         

Fran Norris

The Fran Norris Collection spans the years 1952 to 2000. The collection, which documents the daily production of Ms. Norris' children's program "Aunt Fran and Her Playmates," includes clippings, handwritten program notes, fan mail and business correspondence, ad copy, crafts, craft ideas, photos, stories,"fingerplays," scripts, lyric sheets, schedules, catalogs, a VHS copy of a 2000 documentary on "Aunt Fran" and other materials.

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Inga Rundvold         

Inga Rundvold

The Inga Rundvold Papers spans the years 1942 to 1974 with the bulk of the material from the early 1950s thru to the mid-1960s. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, magazines, videotapes, artifacts, photographs, promotional materials, press releases, and other items.

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Julie Stevens         

Julie Stevens

The Julie Stevens Papers spans the years 1940 to 1980. The collection contains newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence, business contracts, fan mail, programs, scripts, photos, magazines and a small number of artifacts all pertaining to Ms. Stevens' performing career on stage, radio, film and television.

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Betty Ramey         

Betty Ramey

The WRKL Station Collection spans the years 1953-1989. The collection contains business records, photographs, awards, audio materials, architectural plans, and newspaper clippings. Ten books belonging to this collection have been integrated into the Library of American Broadcasting's book collection. Architectural plans and promotional posters are housed in the Library's map case.

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Edythe Meserand         

Edythe Meserand

The Edythe Meserand Papers consist of scripts, photos, correspondence, clippings, certificates, memos, magazines, speech transcripts, notes, original stories, poems, artifacts and media. This collection encompasses the years 1920 to 2000 with the majority of the collection from the 1950s.

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Fran Harris-Tuchman         

Fran Harris-Tuchman

The Fran Harris-Tuchman Collection spans the years 1946 to 1996, with the bulk of the Collection encompassing the years 1950 up through the early 1970s. The collection contains clippings, photos, artifacts, media, scripts, directories, reports, minutes of meetings, and productions elements (slides, animation cells, etc.), along with other sundry items.

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Gertrude Entenmann         

Gertrude Entenmann

The Gertrude Entenmann Papers documents Ms. Entenmann's career in Washington, DC television and advertising. It spans the years 1954 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from the 1950s and 1960s. This collection includes promotional materials, papers, photographs, business materials artifacts, and books.

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Helen Sioussat         

Helen Sioussat

The Helen Sioussat Papers contains a variety of material from every aspect of Ms. Sioussat's career. Included are: correspondence, press releases, media, artifacts, transcripts, manuscripts, citations, photos, books, financial records, photo albums and other materials. The Papers of Helen Sioussat spans the years from 1913 to 1992 and contains some undated materials. The bulk of the collection dates from 1937 until 1958.

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Lee Lawrence         

Lee Lawrence

The Lee Lawrence Papers spans the years 1957 to 1999, with the bulk dating between the years 1958 and 1959. The collection, which documents Lawrence's radio and television production career, contains correspondence, clippings, books, photos, transcripts, artifacts, scripts (and other radio and TV production documentation), and various other items.

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Mona Kent         

Mona Kent

The Mona Kent Papers spans the dates 1940-1988 with the bulk of the collection between 1945 and 1954. The collection, which primarily documents Kent's work on the radio soap "Portia Faces Life" from 1940 to 1956, includes scripts, original stories, photos, books and other media, and some promotional items.

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