Echoes Of A Century

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


56244. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #4. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "Trail Of Hope". Sustaining. The Reverend Van Raalte and his fellow travelers land in New York. Fellow countrymen help the newcomers to find work and shelter. A trip to Albany comes before plans are made for the midwest. Ben Grauer (narrator), Lon Clark, Steven Chase, Doc Whipple (organ interludes, billed as "Clark Whipple"), Maurice Tarplin, Henry Norrell, H. Emory Ellis (writer, director). 14:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56235. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #3. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "The Great Adventure". Sustaining. WOR Transcription. Fifty seven Netherlanders leave from Rotterdam for the New World in 1846. The Atlantic is crossed, but no specific destination was decided upon until they arrived in New York. Ben Grauer (narrator), Lon Clark, Steven Chase, Maurice Tarplin, H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Doc Whipple (organ interludes, billed as "Clark Whipple"). 14:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56234. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #2. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "The Promised Land". Sustaining. WOR transcription. The king grants Pastor Van Raalte's request to establish his own church to him. Four years later, a potato blight strikes all of Europe and brings famine to Holland. Plans are made to re-settle in America, to start a "New Holland." Maurice Tarplin, Ben Grauer (narrator), Lon Clark, Steven Chase, Henry Norrell, Gertrude Corey, H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Doc Whipple (organ interludes, billed as "Clark Whipple"). 14:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

56233. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #1. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "Prologue". Sustaining. WOR transcription. The background to the founding of Holland Michigan. Ben Grauer (narrator), Lon Clark, Steven Chase, Maurice Tarplin, Gertrude Corey, H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Doc Whipple (organ, billed as "Clark Whipple"). 14:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56012. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #8. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "Memoirs Of The Kolonies". Sustaining. WOR transcription. News arrives that more settlers from Holland are coming to Michigan. Plans must be made, a new church is built by 1856. Ben Grauer (narrator), H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Doc Whipple (billed as "Clark Whipple," organ interludes), Maurice Tarplin, Steven Chase, Lon Clark. 14:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56011. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #7. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "Little Holland". Sustaining. WOR transcription. Reverend Van Raalte arrived in New York in 1846, and made his way to Michigan, where he planned to build a "little Holland" in 1847. Ben Grauer (narrator), H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Doc Whipple (billed as "Clark Whipple," organ interludes), Henry Norrell, Steven Chase, Lon Clark, Gertrude Corey. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56010. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #10. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "Their Beloved Inheritance". Sustaining. WOR transcription. In 1871, Reverend Van Raalte's health starts to fail and he soon passes away, leaving behind his fellow townsmen to carry on. The choir of Hope College is heard. The chairman of the centennial commission is also heard. Ben Grauer (narrator), Maurice Tarplin, Doc Whipple (billed as "Clark Whipple," organ interludes), Lon Clark, Gertrude Corey, H. Emory Ellis (writer, director). 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56009. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #9. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "The Silver Anniversary". Sustaining. WOR transcription. A series dedicated to the people of Holland Michigan on the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the town. How Reverend Albertus Van Raalte fostered the improvements in education, the founding of Hope Academy. The history of the town for its first fifty years. Ben Grauer (narrator), Maurice Tarplin, Henry Norrell, Steven Chase, Lon Clark, Gertrude Corey, H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Doc Whipple (billed as "Clark Whipple," organ interludes). 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56006. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #6. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "The Wilderness Beyond". Sustaining. WOR transcription. A series dedicated to the people of Holland Michigan on the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the town. The pioneers end their wandering through the wilderness and first glimpse the site of what will eventually become Holland, Michigan. Ben Grauer (narrator), Henry Norrell, Steven Chase, Maurice Tarplin, Lon Clark, H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Doc Whipple (billed as "Clark Whipple," organ interludes). 14:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

56005. Echoes Of A Century. 1947. Program #5. Netherlands Government Information Bureau syndication. "Their Faith Is Like Abraham's". Sustaining. WOR transcription. A series dedicated to the people of Holland Michigan on the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the town. In February 1847, the founder of the town, Reverend Albertus Van Raalte is heading for Kalamazoo from Detroit. His followers try to keep up with his journey. Ben Grauer (announcer), Doc Whipple (organ interludes, billed as "Clark Whipple"), H. Emory Ellis (writer, director), Henry Norrell, Jackson Beck (announcer), Lon Clark, Louis Sorin, Steven Chase. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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