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Guide to the Eau Claire Amateur Talent Contest Audio Tape,​ 1953

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Overview of the Collection

Repository:
Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739
https://library.uwec.edu/archives/

Reference Code: USGZE UHC323

Accession Number: 09-008

Collection Number: UHC323

Creators: WEAU 13 News, (Eau Claire, Wis.)

Title: 1953 Amateur Talent Contest (Eau Claire, Wis.) Audio Tape

Dates: 1953

Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (1 cassette tape)

Location of Collection: A10/3f

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Cassette tape recording of the final round of the 1953 Amateur Talent Contest held at the Eau Claire State Theatre. It was sponsored by WEAU Broadcasting and Russell Dairy Company. First place: Peter Weinberg and Homer Mittelstad. Second place: Dick Hob and the Natalie Jazz Band. Third place: Alan Nelson. Fourth place: Jack Walters

Biographical / Historical Note

The amateur contest was held at the Eau Claire State Theatre and broadcasted by WEAU 13 News. Russell Dairy Co. of Eau Claire, Menominee, and Chippewa Falls sponsored the talent contest. They were six finalist acts: Peter Weinberg and Homer Mittelstad of Eau Claire, Raymond Hackley of Eau Claire, Clearance Flagal of Eau Claire, Jack Walters of Radison, Wis., Dick Hob and the Natalie Jazz Band of Eau Claire, and Alan Nelson of Chippewa Falls. First place: Peter Weinberg and Homer Mittelstad. Second place: Dick Hob and the Natalie Jazz Band. Third place: Alan Nelson. Fourth place: Jack Walters.

Content Description

Cassette tape recording of the final round of the 1953 Amateur Talent Contest held at the Eau Claire State Theatre. Bob Peterson hosted the show. They were six finalist acts. The time for Side A: 31:23; Side B: 15:37. The first 10 minutes of Side A consist of sound checks.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Donated to the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire prior to March 2006.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not transferred by the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: 1953 Amateur Talent Contest (Eau Claire, Wis.) Audio Tape, 1953. UHC323. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Eau Claire, Wis.

Processing Note: Processed by Mai Youa Lee in September 2008

Arrangement: Single item.

OCLC #: 314176096

Subjects

Corporate Names:
WEAU Broadcasting (Eau Claire, Wis.)
Russell Dairy Co. (Eau Claire, Wis.)

Subject Terms:
Talent shows (Radio programs)

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