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Kenneth Holcomb Dunshee

Kenneth Holcomb Dunshee appears in the following:

Era of the Canal

Sunday, January 11, 1953

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Re-enactment of the story of the establishment of the Erie Canal.

Cast:
Lloyd Moss - the Narrator
Alan Feinstein - John Jervis
Alfred Israel - ...

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Our Early Land Booms

Tuesday, January 06, 1953

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Re-enactment of the story of opening up and developing land for settlement: Colonel Timothy Pickering petitioned Congress to open Ohio and Great Lakes regions for settlement by soldiers and officers after ...

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By Way of Wagon Wheels

Thursday, December 25, 1952

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Re-enactment of George Washington's ride across unreliable roads through New England to visit states that had ratified the new Constitution, which trip resulted in an effort to improve the roads.

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Tontine Coffee House and Insurance

Monday, December 22, 1952

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Re-enactment of the story of insurance for buildings and shipments in the 1790s.

Supplemental message by T. Morgan Williams, Chairman of the New York Board of Fire Underwriters ...

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By Paddle, Portage, and Sail

Thursday, December 11, 1952

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Educational re-creation of the story of men exploring the area around the Hudson River in 1695 for the King of England.

Includes supplementary message from Percival Robert Moses, ...

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Beginning Manhattan's Maritime Bottoms

Monday, December 01, 1952

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New York Queen of Commerce is a new series of transcribed historic, educational dramas recreating stirring periods and moments in the commercial and economic growth of New York City.
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Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen

Friday, November 21, 1952

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Re-enactment of the formation of the Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen and the building of City Hall.

Includes supplementary message from Andrew G. Hagstrom, President of the General ...

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Under the Buttonwood Tree

Sunday, November 16, 1952

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Re-enactment of the founding of the New York Stock Exchange and the Great Fire of New York.

A supplemental note by Catherine Wittemore, chief of the reception staff ...

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Tyranny and Taxes

Friday, November 07, 1952

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Educational re-enactment of citizens' reactions to high taxes and New York's own tea party.

Historical New York Times lists broadcast as Thursday, 11/06/1952, at 6:30pm.

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Commerce Organizes in Fraunces Tavern

Tuesday, November 04, 1952

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Historical re-enactment of the foundation of New York's Chamber of Commerce and the Battle of Golden Hill.

Includes a supplementary note by John T. Gwynn, of the New ...

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Colonial Atlantic Trade

Tuesday, October 28, 1952

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Educational re-enactment of an attack of British ships by French ships in September, 1705.

Historical New York Times lists broadcast as Thursday, 10/30/1952, at 6:30pm.

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Furs Enrich the World

Friday, October 10, 1952

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Reporters lead in to historical re-creation of the story of the New York flag and the Dutch fur trade, from the point of view of Catalina Trico.

Historical ...

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Wealth of the Indies

Thursday, October 09, 1952

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Educational re-creation of the discovery of Long Island.

Historical New York Times lists broadcast date as Thursday, 10/02/1952, at 6:30pm. It is the premiere episode.

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[Commerce and New York Harbor]

Monday, January 01, 1900

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This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Three unnamed men discuss the history ...

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