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The event was recorded on a 7" and 3 3/4 ips reel-to-reel tape that had vinegar syndrome and was not retained. Once digitized, it was discovered that the sound quality was poor and a member of the IT staff enhanced it in-house.

Side two is available in the embedded player; side one is only part of that speaker's remarks and is available as a separate recording. They were not joined together to avoid giving the impression that they are complete.

A program for the conference is available for download above and to the right. Additional Centennial information is available in the University Archives Record Group 6 - 7/1.


This conference took place at IWU from December 1-2, 1950. The recording linked here is side two of an incomplete recording of the event, but this is the entire remarks give by the last scheduled speaker: Myron F. Wicke, who had the role of summarizing the event on the second day.

A November 22, 1950 Argus article offers some details about the conference; see


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