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Abstract About The Radio Guild: The Radio Guild was begun in 1946 to provide an opportunity for students to gain practical experience in radio production. Guild productions were adaptations of literary classics and were broadcast over Chicago station WBBM.About The Collection: This series consists of two bound volumes, one each for the academic years 1946-47 and 1947-48, containing mimeographed or spirit-duplicated copies of Radio Guild scripts. See also: Marked production copies of scripts...
Abstract This series consists of 15 bound volumes containing mimeographed or spirit-duplicated copies of scripts for Radio Playshop productions from the period 1939-53. The scripts are bound chronologically by broadcast date. There is one volume for each academic year, with the following exceptions: no volume exists for 1940-41; scripts for 1941-42 and 1942-43 occupy two volumes each. Many of the titles of the productions are listed in the finding aid for Series 20/32.
Abstract This series consists primarily of scripts and production reports for radio and television programs prepared by the Radio/Television/Film Department for broadcast over station WNUR and other broadcast outlets. It fills 23 boxes and spans the period 1937-1964, with the great majority of records dating between 1942 and 1958.
Abstract Clara, Lu ‘n’ Em, one of the first radio soap operas (1930-1946), was created, written, and performed by three Northwestern University alumnae (Louise Starkey Mead, Isobel Carothers Berolzheimer, and Helen King Mitchell), who assumed the roles of small-town housewives exchanging gossip and opinions. The records include scripts, clippings, photographs, artifacts, and promotional materials.