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In the New York City Municipal Archives WNYC Sound Collection, we hear the voices of presidents, dignitaries, world leaders, artistic revolutionaries, musical geniuses, luminaries of the literati, and cultural icons. The sounds of a city and a nation are captured through nearly a century of transformations, tribulations, and triumphs. WNYC microphones were present when Admiral Byrd returned from his historic flight over the North Pole in 1926 and when Colonel Charles Lindbergh returned from his solo flight to Paris the following year. Perhaps best known are New York City Mayor F. H. La Guardia's weekly Talk to the People broadcasts over WNYC throughout World War II.

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Hot cottage cheese open face sandwich

Monday, October 01, 1900

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Vegetable juice cocktail and corn fritters

Monday, October 01, 1900

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Meatless Menus:


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Vegetable juice cocktail

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Memorial Day Services from Arlington Cemetery

Thursday, May 31, 1900

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Major General Luther Miller, Chief Chaplain ...

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Retarding Tooth Decay

Tuesday, May 01, 1900

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Discussion of the "soft living and ...

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Turning the Corner

Thursday, January 18, 1900

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New York State Department of Health. 1950s. Drama about narcotics. Story about Marty Dentfield who was ...

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In Sickness and In Health

Wednesday, January 03, 1900

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Drama spot: Story of a young ...

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Richard Tucker

Tuesday, January 02, 1900

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Eyes on the Sky Number 3

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Opens with song that proclaims "Vigilance ...

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United Negro College Fund Appeal for Aid

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Radio spots on behalf of the ...

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Chimes/Rationing/quality of life

Monday, January 01, 1900

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1. Chimes (City Hall) and opening "This is New York, the city of opportunity, where nearly ...

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Canned Music

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Music recorded to tape, either after ...

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Hudson River

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Created in cooperation with the New ...

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Jean Dalrymple

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Jean Dalrymple speaks about her career ...

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City Hall ceremonies for Ferdinand Marcos, President of Philippines

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Program opens with a student extending the welcome of the city to President of the Philippines ...

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Interfaith Flag Day

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Interfaith celebration of Flag Day at ...

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The Youngest Nation

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Hadassah extends its hand to the ...

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Ground Observation

Monday, January 01, 1900

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From insert with disc:
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Easter Greetings Abroad by Joan Blondell

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Common Council for American Unity presents ...

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Lt. General Clarence R. Huebner

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Jay Nelson Tuck moderates.


Guest is Lt. General Clarence R. Huebner, New York State Director ...

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Road to Home

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of ...

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