|Title||Three 6-1/2" diameter Recordisc "For Victory" phonographic records, copyright 1942.|
|Object Name||Record, Phonograph|
|Collection||Family & Friends Memorabilia Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Angela Auriema.|
Three 6-1/2" diameter Recordisc "For Victory" personal phonograph records, no date, copyright 1942. The printed labels on both sides which are blank except for record 1. It has penciled notations on one side under title "Langelina" and under recorder, "Richard." (Record 2 does have ink-stamped number on both sides, 2120; significance not indicated.) Playing speed not indicated, but others of this vintage were typically 78 rpm.
Condition is poor; not played and may not be playable. Contents are not known. The era and label ("For Victory") suggests that they were recordings made in an in-store recording booth with messages intended for persons in military service.
Recordisc address is given as 395 Broadway, New York City.
|Year Range from||1942|
|Year Range to||1945|
World War II
|Caption||record 1, only marked side|
Social & Personal Activity