Monroe Brown Family Papers: 1884-2015
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Sound recordings [subgrp] [Digitized audio files are currently available only in the Bentley Historical Library reading room on designated Bentley Library computers.]
 
Audio-tapes [series]
 
1949-1950
Box   1-S  
Excerpts from radio broadcasts of December 27, 1949, January 3, 1950 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 1)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   1-S  
1950
Box   1  
Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner 1950 (2 Audio Reel-to-Reel, 5 inch, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Tape 1, Part 1] ([86393-SR-2-1])
(Tape 1; WDET recording Alben Barkley, G. Mennen Williams, and others at Democratic fundraising event.) [access item]
  Online  
Tape 2, [Part 1] ([86393-SR-3-1])
(Tape 2; WDET recording Alben Barkley, G. Mennen Williams, and others at Democratic fundraising event.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 2, Part 2] ([86393-SR-3-2])
(Tape 3; WDET recording Alben Barkley, G. Mennen Williams, and others at Democratic fundraising event.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   1-S  
Recording of radio broadcast on behalf of Harry Kelly, Republican candidate for governor (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 4)

(1 7/8 ips, 5 in.)
 
1952
Box   1-S  
Campaign radio address October 28, 1952 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 5)

(15 min., 7.5 ips; 5 in.)
Box   1-S  
Campaign radio address circa October 28, 1952 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 5 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-10-1])
(Williams discusses his political goals during the 1952 gubernatorial campaign.) [access item]
Box   1-S  
Campaign radio address November 2, 1952 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 7)

(ca. 15 min., 7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   1-S  
Campaign speech of U.S. Senator Blair Moody November 3, 1952 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 8)

(15 min., 7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   1-S  
Campaign speech of Edward Carey November 3, 1952 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(transcript attached)

(Tape 9)

(15 mins., 7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   1-S  
Campaign radio address [duplicate available] 1952 undated (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 10)

(15 min.; 7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   1-S  
1953
Box   1  
Annual speech to Michigan Legislature 1953 January 15 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-11-1])
(Williams discusses Michigan, budgets, unemployment, and state aid.) [access item]
 
1954
Box   1-S  
Annual speech to Michigan Legislature [cirdca january 24, 1954?] (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-12-1])
(Williams discusses the balanced budget, the economy, agriculture, unemployment, and highway development.) [access item]
Box   1-S  
Addresses of David Steinman and G. Mennen Williams at Mackinac Bridge celebration 1954 May (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Tape 1, Part 1] ([86393-SR-13-1])
(Tape 1; Celebrating the accomplishment of the construction of the Mackinac Bridge.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 2, Part 1] ([86393-SR-14-1])
(Tape 2; Celebrating the accomplishment of the construction of the Mackinac Bridge.) [access item]
Box   1-S  
G. Mennen Williams appearance on “Today” show, in connection with Michigan Week 1956 May 24 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-25-1])
(Williams talks about the 1956 Presidential Election, desegregation, and employment.) [access item]
Box   1-S  
Television Program, "Nancy's Scrapbook," circa August 12?, 1954 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 16)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Television program, "Nancy's Scrapbook," circa August 26?, 1954 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 17)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Television program, "Nancy's Scrapbook," September 2, 1954 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 18)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Television program, "Nancy's Scrapbook," September 9, 1954 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 19)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Television program, "Nancy's Scrapbook," September 16, 1954 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 20)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Political address of Edward A. Nowack discussing Williams-Donald Leonard gubernatorial campaign October 27, 1954 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 21)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Campaign address in Flint, undated 1954 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 22)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
 
1955
Box   1-S  
G.M.W. speaking (via tape) at Teen-age Traffic Safety Conference at Michigan State February 18, 1955 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 23)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Crampton-Williams Testimonial Dinner, NAACP meeting undated 1955 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 24)

(dual track, 2 hr 3.75 ips, 7 in.)
 
1956
Box   1-S  
G. Mennen Williams appearance on “Today” show, in connection with Michigan Week 1956 May 24 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-25-1])
(Williams talks about the 1956 Presidential Election, desegregation, and employment.) [access item]
Box   1-S  
Excerpts of debate between Republicans John Feikens and George Sallade, and Democrats Gus Scholle and Edward Carey August 6-8, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 26)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Television address by gubernatorial candidate, Albert E. Cobo September 28, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 27)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Political messages (1 minute spots) for the election of 1956? October-November 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 28)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   1-S  
Radio talk by Rev. Charles D. Hamilton of Booneville, Mississippi discussing civil rights and the election of 1956 October 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 29)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   1-S  
Campaign discussion with Albert Cobo on issues of mental health and education October 9, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 30)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
 
Talking Point

(television program of Republican State Central Committee)

(tapes are 7.5 ips and 5 in. unless otherwise indicated. The programs are 15 minutes in duration and are taped from television.)

Box   2-S  
Discussion of state and national party meetings May 5, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 31)

(7 in.)
Box   2-S  
State legislation discussed by various legislators May 19, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 32)

(7 in.)
Box   2-S  
Election campaign issues (union-controlled Democratic Party) June 2, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 33)

(7 in.)
  Online  
May 5, 1956 ([86393-SR-34-1])
(Discussion of the Republican Party and labor movement; and philosophy of Republican Party.) [access item]
Box   2-S  
Unemployment compensation June 16, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 35)

  Online  
June 23, 1956 ([86393-SR-36-1])
(Discussion of the UAW-control of G. Mennen Williams and Kohler strike (John Gunaca)) [access item]
Box   2-S  
Republican Party and the concepts in the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 37)

Box   2-S  
Absenteeism; GMW's absence from Lansing, Albert Cobo and the issue of natural gas in the Detroit-Ann Arbor area July 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 38)

Box   2-S  
Highway construction program; Drug Fund circa July 20, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 39)

Box   2-S  
Unemployment compensation circa July, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 40)

Box   2-S  
"Get out the vote"; criticism of GMW; Unemployment tax program circa August 1, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 41)

Box   2-S  
Discussion of primary; attack on GMW for state debt; accomplishment of Albert E. Cobo August 8, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 42)

Box   2-S  
Comparison of Democratic and Republican conventions; Reuther's influence on GMW; attack on Thomas Quimby (Democratic National Committeeman); discussion of unemployment compensation legislation August 15, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 43)

Box   2-S  
Criticism of Democratic National Convention August 28, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 44)

Box   2-S  
Republican State Convention; Albert E. Cobo address on highways program; and discussion of UAW attack on money September 4, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 45)

Box   2-S  
The labor record of the Republican Party; analysis of Adlai Stevenson's Labor Day address; the activities of John Gunaca circa September, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 46)

Box   2-S  
Guests: Richard Van Dusen and John B. Martin [poor sound quality] circa September, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 47)

Box   2-S  
Discussion of highway program and campaign politics October 2, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 48)

Box   2-S  
Guests: Albert E. Cobo and Richard Van Dusen October 16, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 49)

Box   2-S  
Guests: Michael O'Hara and Paul Bagwell October 19, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 50)

Box   2-S  
Campaign rhetoric October 23, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 51)

Box   2-S  
Summary of campaign issues: Guest: Albert E. Cobo Tape 52 October 30, 1956 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))
Box   2-S  
Mental illness 1956 undated (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(choppy quality)

(Tape 53)

(7 in.)
 
1957
Box   2-S  
GMW talks on WBBC (Flint) on UAW program about the budget, etc. March 6, 1957 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 54)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
1958
Box   2-S  
Unidentified: Labeled, California CDC [2 stenorettes] January 10, 1958 (2 audiotapes (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tapes 55-56)

Box   2-S  
GMW speaking at UAW Special Collective Bargaining Convention, Detroit January 23, 1958 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 57)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   2-S  
Eric Johnston appearance on NBC program "Youth Wants to Know" discussing National Conference on Foreign Aspects of U.S. National Security [30 min.] February 23, 1958 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 58)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   2-S  
WWJ-TV program relating to International Students Day February 26, 1958 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 59)

(30 min., 7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   2-S  
GMW speaking at UAW Unemployment Conference, Lansing, Michigan March 12, 1958 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 60)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   2-S  
Foreign policy briefing; [Unknown Speech by G. Mennen Williams] 1958 April 12 (3 Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 3 ¾ ips)
  Online  
[Tape 1, Part 1-1] ([86393-SR-61-1-1])
(Tape 1; Unknown speakers discuss political and economic differences between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. and U.S. foreign policy.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 1, Part 1-2] ([86393-SR-61-1-2])
(Unknown content, perhaps an annual address to the state legislature by G. Mennen Williams? Duplication of 86393-SR-1-2) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 2, Part 1-1] ([86393-SR-62-1-1])
(Tape 2; Unknown speakers discuss political and economic differences between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. and U.S. foreign policy and the rise of Communism throughout the world.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 2, Part 1-2] ([86393-SR-62-1-2])
(Williams discusses Veterans support, unemployment, and the economy.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 3, Part 1] ([86393-SR-63-1])
(Tape 3; Unknown speakers discuss political and economic differences between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. and U.S. foreign policy and the reunification of Germany and denuclearization.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 4, Part 1] ([86393-SR-64-1])
(Tape 4; Unknown speakers discuss political and economic differences between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. and U.S. foreign policy and the prospects of trade with Eastern Europe.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 5, Part 1-1] ([86393-SR-65-1-1])
(Tape 5; Unknown speakers discuss political and economic differences between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. and U.S. foreign policy towards the U.S.S.R. in the third world.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 5, Part 1-2] ([86393-SR-65-1-2])
(Unknown content, perhaps an annual address to the state legislature by G. Mennen Williams? Recording is the same as 86393-SR-12 digitized at the wrong speed.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 6, Part 1-1] ([86393-SR-66-1-1])
(Tape 6; Unknown speakers discuss political and economic differences between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. and U.S. foreign policy towards the U.S.S.R. in the third world and world living standards.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 6, Part 1-2] ([86393-SR-66-1-2])
(Unknown content, perhaps an annual address to the state legislature by G. Mennen Williams?) [access item]
Box   2-S  
GMW appearance on "Viewpoint", Mutual Radio program. Interviewer: Rev. Dana F. Kennedy May 31, 1958 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 67)

([14:15 min.], 7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   2-S  
Debate between GMW and Paul Bagwell at the Detroit Economic Club, broadcast over WJR-Radio October 6, 1958 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 68)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
GMW appearance on Bob Siegrist Newscast (Wisc.) re: John Gunaca case December 4, 1958 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 69)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
UAW(?) convention. Guests: Edward Hutchinson, John Swainson, Edward Carey, and George Van Peursem 1958 undated (7 audiotapes (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Note: Edited tape is dated 1956)

(Tapes 70-76)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
Paul D. Bagwell campaign speech 1958 undated (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 77)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
1959
Box   3-S  
Inaugural address January 1959 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 78)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
GMW speaks on state's financial condition April 29, 1959 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 79)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
GMW statement for Mutual News on state's financial condition May 1, 1959 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 80)

(7.5 ips, 3 in.)
Box   3-S  
Excerpt from GMW address on WJR "Your Government" series relating to state's taxing problems May 30, 1959 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

[transcript available], Tape 81

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
Excerpts from GMW press conference in which he discusses political conditions in Eastern Europe July 1959 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 82)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
Phone interview with Barry Gray about visit of GMW with Koslov(?), July 9, 1959 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 83)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
Recording of GMW speaking on "The Hebrew Voice", WJLB-Radio program [partially in Hebrew] October 1, 1959 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(duplicate tape available)

(Tape 84)

(30 min., 7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
Howard Sugden speaking on book of Habakkuk at Child Evangelism Conference at South Church in Lansing 1959 undated (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 85)

(3.75 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
G. Mennen Williams speaking in Warsaw, Po 1959? (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 5 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-86-1])
(William's speech in Poland about Casimir Pulaski.) [access item]
 
1960
Box   3-S  
Announcement of GMW of his decision not to run for reelection March 3, 1960 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 87)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
WMCA program "Pre Convention 1960" (Preview of possible Democratic candidates for U.S. presidency) March 30, 1960 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 88)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
WMBN (Petoskey) broadcast of arrival of John F. Kennedy at Pellston en route to Mackinac Island (featuring GMW and JFK) June 3, 1960 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 89)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
Announcement by G. Mennen Williams of his support of John F. Kennedy for president June 1960 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 2 3/8 in., 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-90-1])
(Dubbing of tape from WMBN, Petoskey covering the arrival at Pellston, Michigan of Sen. John Kennedy en route to Mackinac Island.) [access item]
Box   3-S  
Address by G. Mennen Williams supporting Constitutional Convention proposal 1960 October 05 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-91-1])
(Williams advocating that voters vote yes on the Constitutional Convention due to its age. Includes a paper transcription of his address.) [access item]
Box   3-S  
Address by John F. Kennedy at Michigan State University 1960 October 14 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 7 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-92-1])
(Campaign speech by John F. Kennedy at Michigan State, Williams, Swainson and others. Introductory remarks by John B. Swainson, Jerry Earhart?) [access item]
Box   3-S  
GMW appearance on Radio Station WHOM (New York) program, "The German Family Hour" (in German) October 30, 1960 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 93)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
Undated 1948-1960
Box   3-S  
GMW speaking in Warsaw, Poland (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(see Tape 86)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
Campaign message on behalf of Fred Kappler for state representative (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 95)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
GMW speaking (unidentified) (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 96)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
Gerald R. Ford speaking on "Veterans News" concerning the Korean Truce (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 97)

(7.5 ips, 3 in.)
Box   3-S  
Debate between Horace Gilmore and John Feikins at Local 600, UAW (4 audiotapes (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tapes 98-101)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
Philip Hart interview (also including recording of Hart ? children playing) (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 102)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   3-S  
Personal recording of Mary E. Payne (discharged Detroit school teacher) (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 103)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   3-S  
Stenorette (one unidentified) (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 104)

(stenorette)
 
1961
Box   4-S  
Recording of dinner in Leopoldville (Congo) for Premier Ileo [in French and English] March 25, 1961 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 105)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
1962
Box   4-S  
Address of G. Mennen Williams speaking on subject of Africa in St. Louis, Missouri 1962 March 30 (Audio Reel-to-Reel, 10.5 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Part 1] ([86393-SR-106-1])
(Advocating U.S. Foreign Policy and discussing the newly independent countries of Africa.) [access item]
Box   4-S  
Address of G. Mennen Williams at Forum Program of Boston College Law School 1962 April 03 (3 Audio Reel-to-Reel, 10.5 inch, 7 ½ ips)
  Online  
[Tape 1, Part 1] ([86393-SR-107-1])
(Tape 1; Williams discussing the future and prospects for the newly independent countries in Africa and America's role in their development.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 2, Part 1] ([86393-SR-108-1])
(Tape 2; Williams discussing the future and prospects for the newly independent countries in Africa and America's role in their development.) [access item]
  Online  
[Tape 3, Part 1] ([86393-SR-109-1])
(Tape 3; Williams discussing the future and prospects for the newly independent countries in Africa and America's role in their development.) [access item]
Box   4-S  
Interview in Ouagadougou, Upper Volta, [in French] May 11, 1962 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 110)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
1963
Box   4-S  
Recording of Groupe Vocal Congolais February 1963 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 111)

(3.75 ips, 7 in.)
 
1963?
Box   4-S  
Sudanese music (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 112)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
1966
Box   4-S  
Farewell reception of African ambassadors in Washington, D.C. in honor of GMW March 29, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(duplicate copy available)

(Tape 113)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW appearance on "Sound Off," WBRB (Macomb County) radio program April 12, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 114)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW appearance on "In Our Opinion," WJRT (Flint) television program circa May, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 115)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW appearance at Democratic Party meeting in Escanaba circa June, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(poor quality)

(Tape 116)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW answering questions on primary telethon program circa July, 1966 (2 audiotapes (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tapes 117-118)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW appearance on "Forum," WDTH radio program September 18, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 119)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW-Robert Griffin campaign debate before the Detroit Economic Club (excerpts and transcription) October 17, 1966 (3 audiotapes (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tapes 120-122)

(3.75 ips, 25 in. and (1) 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW appearance on "Voters' Choice: The U.S. Senate Race," Michigan State University T.V. production October 21, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 123)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW-Robert Griffin debate on Lou Gordon program October 23, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 124)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW speaking at public meeting October 23, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 125)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   5-S  
Transcription of program at University of Detroit Field House upon occasion of campaign visit of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, featuring Jerome P. Cavanagh, John Conyers, Zolton Ferency, and G. Mennen Williams October 29, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 126)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
Box   5-S  
Sen. Robert F. Kennedy speaking in praise of GMW at political meeting at University of Detroit Field House October 29, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 127)

(3.75 ips, 4 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW speaking (side 1) to employees of the Wayne County Juvenile Court and at a Democratic Rally in Southfield, and GMW interview (side 2) on WJR, Detroit radio station October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 128)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   5-S  
Robert Griffin appearance on Lou Gordon television program October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 129)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   5-S  
GMW-Robert Griffin debate October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 130)

(3.75 ips, 5 in.)
Box   5-S  
Endorsement by Robert Kennedy of GMW for U.S. Senate October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(duplicate copy available)

(Tape 131)

(ca. 3 min., 7.5 ips, 4 in.)
Box   5-S  
Radio spots (Williams for U.S. Senate); 3 cuts: "Pursuit of Peace", "Education", and "Omnibus" October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(duplicate copy available)

(Tape 132)

(ca. 3 min., 7.5 ips, 5 in.)
Box   5-S  
Radio spots (Williams for U.S. Senate); 4 cuts (including Edward Kennedy endorsement) October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(duplicate copy available)

(Tape 133)

(ca. 4 min., 7.5 ips, 4 in.)
Box   5-S  
Radio spots (Williams for U.S. Senate) October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 134)

(7.5 ips, 4 in.)
Box   5-S  
Campaign song, "He's the Man for Us" sung by Johnny Desmond October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 135)

(7.5 ips, 4 in.)
Box   5-S  
Campaign statements and speeches September-October 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 136)

(3.75 ips, 2 in.)
Box   5-S  
Interview with GMW for Voice of America broadcast December 9, 1966 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 137)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
1968
Box   5-S  
Tribute to GMW on TULC program, Freedom Forum, upon occasion of his becoming Ambassador to the Philippine Islands June 16, 1968 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(Tape 138)

(7.5 ips, 7 in.)
 
1970
Box   5-S  
Announcement of GMW decision to run for the Michigan Supreme Court May 19, 1970 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(duplicate copy available)

(Tape 139)

(7.5 ips, 6 in.)
Box   5-S  
Campaign spots October 1970 (1 audiotape (reel-to-reel tapes))

(2 cuts: 30 sec., 10 sec.)

(Tape 140)

(7.5 ips, 5 in.)
 
1970s and 1980s
Box   6-S  
Unprocessed - primarily audiocassettes of 1970s and 1980s.
 
Lecture seminar of G. Mennen Williams, entitled "An American Ambassador in the Philippines" 1977 December 02 (2 Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
 
[Tape 1, Side 1] ([86393-SR-141-1])
(Tape 1; Covers the whole tenure 1968-69, with special attention to his preparation and first arrival as Ambassador. Questioners, people mentioned, topics outlined in detail on attached sheet.) (mp3 file)
 
[Tape 1, Side 2] ([86393-SR-141-2])
(Tape 1; Covers the whole tenure 1968-69, with special attention to his preparation and first arrival as Ambassador. Questioners, people mentioned, topics outlined in detail on attached sheet.) (mp3 file)
 
[Tape 2, Side 1; no Side 2] ([86393-SR-142-1])
(Tape 2; Covers the whole tenure 1968-69, with special attention to his preparation and first arrival as Ambassador, Questioners, people mentioned, topics outlined in detail on attached sheet.) (mp3 file)
Box   6-S  
G. Mennen Williams interview with Tim Skubick and others 1978 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
 
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([86393-SR-143-1])
(G. Mennen Williams discusses his political plans in 1978, either to run for Governor again or to continue in the court system.) (mp3 file)
Box   6-S  
W. S. Woodfill reminiscence 1975 August 10 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
 
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([86393-SR-144-1])
(Tape 1; Interview with W.S. Woodfill who remembers the individuals he worked with on financial and business matters in Michigan.) (mp3 file)
Box   6-S  
W. S. Woodfill reminiscence [Undated] (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
 
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([86393-SR-145-1])
(Tape 2; Interview with W.S. Woodfill who remembers the individuals he worked with on financial and business matters in Michigan.) (mp3 file)
Box   6-S  
W. S. Woodfill reminiscence 1975 July 08 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
 
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([86393-SR-146-1])
(Tape 3; Interview with W.S. Woodfill who remembers the individuals he worked with on financial and business matters in Michigan.) (mp3 file)