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Radio broadcast of opening ceremonies of first Mariposa Folk Festival

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Title

Radio broadcast of opening ceremonies of first Mariposa Folk Festival

Description

Item consists of a recording of a radio broadcast of the opening ceremonies of the first Mariposa Folk Festival on August 18, 1961. Begins with an introduction by master of ceremonies Pete McGarvey of the mayor of Orillia, George McLean who is escorted to the stage by a Scottish piper. McLean speaks about the history of the Orillia and then invites Ruth Jones and Dr. Casey Jones to the stage to cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the festival. The Scottish piper concludes the ribbon cutting with another tune. The recording ends with a sign off by reporter Jack Allen.

Creator

Pete McGarvey
George McLean
Dr. Casey Jones
Jack Allen

Date

August 18, 1961

Rights

Rights to this recording is unclear.

Access Rights

For further copyright information contact : ascproj@yorku.ca

License

Any recordings made available are for non-commercial, research-purposes only.

Relation

Ruth Jones McVeigh fonds, F0582.

Format

1 audio cassette (ca. 30 min.).
1 sound recording (WAV) : 78.2 MB ; 7 min. 33 sec. (preservation copy)
1 sound recording (MP3) : 5.4 MB ; 5 min. 54 sec. (access copy)

Extent

00:05:54

Language

English

Type

Sound recording

Identifier

ASCA00073

Sound Item Type Metadata

Original Format

audio cassette

Duration

00:05:54

Bit Rate/Frequency

32 bit rate at 44 kHz

Files

Citation

Pete McGarvey et al., “Radio broadcast of opening ceremonies of first Mariposa Folk Festival,” York University Libraries | Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections online exhibits, accessed November 24, 2017, http://archives.library.yorku.ca/items/show/2580.