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Jewish Home Show [sound recording]

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Rubenstein, Sholom  Search this
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1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 10 in
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Musical sound recordings
New York
United States
New York (N.Y.)
CDR copy FW-ASCH-10RR-0016 is a radio show transcription of the Jewish Home Show, which was broadcast Monday through Friday on station WEVD in New York City, which was "a program of information and enterainment for housewives of every generation." This particular show was broadcast on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 1961. Ruth Jacobs was hostess and a Merryl (not further identified) also narrated. A variety of stories, poems and songs were presented around the theme of Thanksgiving. The singers were Bonnie Murray and Stan Porter. Most songs were in English; one was in Hebrew. The show was sponsored by - and liberally sprinkled with commercials for - Diamond Kosher Salt Crystals, Diamond Walnuts, Mazola Margarine, HO Oatmeal and HO Cream Farina. The show was a Joseph Jacobs Production, probably directed by Sholom Rubenstein, who also directed the Songs of the Synagogue series which was also a Joseph Jacobs Production. ("Sholom " was written on the tape box.)
Recorded in: New York (N.Y.), United States, New York, November 23, 1961.
Table of contents:
Thanksgiving song--Diamond crytstal kosher salt ad--Comments--Al hallel--ad--I remember it well--story about thanksgiving--ads--D-Re-Mi--Psal of Thanksdgiving--When Autumn leaves start to fall--Song of the harvest--May the good Lord bless and keep you--ads--Through the years--President Kennedy's Thangsgiving proclamation--ad--Bless this house--conclusion
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Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email:
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Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
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