WRDW newsfilm collection

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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1961 – 1976
Scope and Content Note: The collection consists of newsfilm clips from WRDW-TV in Augusta, Georgia. The clips date from 1961-1968, with additional footage from 1974 and 1976. Included is footage of Fort Gordon, Carl Sanders, Lyndon B. Johnson, Herman Talmadge, and several beauty pageants (including Miss America) and contestants.
Extent: 213 film reels : si., b&w and col. ; 16 mm.
Genre: News
Subject Headings: WRDW-TV (Television station : Augusta, Ga.);Augusta (Ga.);Fort Gordon (Ga.);Military bases--Georgia;Sanders, Carl, 1925-2014;Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002;Governors--Georgia;Politicians--Georgia;Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973;Presidents--United States;Vice-Presidents--United States;Politicians--United States;Miss America Pageant;Beauty contests--United States;Beauty contestants--United States;Broadcast journalism--Georgia--Augusta;Television broadcasting of news--Georgia--Augusta;Newsreels;Newsreels--Georgia--Augusta;News.
Cite Collection As: WRDW newsfilm collection, 1961-1976. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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